Brain Injury Awareness
Brain injuries are like people in the sense that no two brain injuries are alike. Brain injuries and the effects they have on people who have experienced them can range from headaches, learning problems, agitation or changes in vision. These disabilities are invisible to the eye, but sometimes cause lasting impact on a person’s ability to complete daily activities. For more information about brain injuries visit the North Dakota Brain Injury Network at ndbin.org. As we go through our daily routine it is important to remember that not all disabilities are visible. That person who has a placard to use accessible parking that does not appear to have a disability or someone using a wheelchair at an airport only to get up out of the chair to board a flight are fighting a battle that we cannot see. So next time you catch yourself judging someone in this position, stop.