Sayko and  Kennedy at PABI conference

I had the great pleasure of attending the January 8th, 2013 Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury (PABI) conference in New York city.  The PABI project and the PABI plan were initiated by Patrick Donohue, the founder of The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation, and the father of Sarah Jane Donohue, who suffered a brain injury as an infant, when she was brutally shaken by a babysitter.

one poppy in field of little white flowers photo

Dear colleagues, fellow advocates, and friends;

In my years of advocacy for people with brain injury, several things have become apparent;

  • After acute care services are no longer needed, there is still a gap when it comes to helping people re-integrate into their homes and communities, when it comes to helping them rebuild their lives.