Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Who Am I? Where Did I Go?

Who Am I? Where Did I Go? Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski Lingering effects of brain injury, from physical disabilities, variable neurological symptoms, and personality shifts to astonishing changes in how we act and interact with the world, can leave survivors questioning their central identity. These questions, … Read more

Help Folks Understand—Living with a Brain Injury

Help Folks Understand- Living with a Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski Brain injury is one of the most common and least talked about injuries. The injury itself remains hidden, but its impact affects survivors every day. How do we help others understand what’s really going … Read more

Work After Brain Injury

Work After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:16 first aired May 1, 2022 Deb, Donna, and friends share stories, suggestions, and successes of making the transition to work after surviving brain injury.

For the Love of Textiles

The stories behind traditional textiles expose our commonalities—we have too much in common with each other to be divided into us and them, to be regarded as more or less. Stories allow us to acknowledge the person in each other.

Adjusting to Personality Changes after Brain Trauma

Adjusting to Personality Changes After Brain Trauma Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:22:27 first aired April 3, 2022 Many brain injury survivors feel like they lost the person they used to be. They don’t know themselves anymore. Caregivers as well as survivors experience significant changes, too. Join … Read more