The HICupARThi-st

Yuanbuo Meng
My own Traumatic Brain Injury 1988


→6 week coma
→lost memory
→did not speak→no language
→Just was Observer→’who was I?’
== After rehab => Lost my whole identity!

BUT since I had always dealt with drawing, my father encouraged me
→that helped!

With my photo diary and encouragement and ‘reminders’ from my many friends, I recovered my ability and will to deal with them

Had to learned to do, much again!

→this was hard!

Art help→learn to link ability & be with people

→WORKED

So became very involved in Community education
now,
→In the community
→As one

Worked with physically and mentally Disabled people
→with Aspergers Syndrome, then 18-55 yr old Brain Injury survivors
→now active Brain injury worker



WANT TO HELP OTHER18-55 YEAR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS



Share what helped me
→built me back to work



→Community education
→Learning disability work

→help more brain injured 
(Scottish Head Injury Forum committee)



→Now, use firsthand info to help:
Focus→to take time→
Help you to learn
→become aware →take part
→to speak
→to overcome what’s hard
→DO things again → become ACTIVE PARTICIPANT!
NOT TO STAY ON SIDELINE→’OBSERVER’

Then
→do with others.




BECAUSE I KNOW HOW HARD IT CAN BE, I WANT TO HELP YOU!

WANT TO HELP YOU
⇒Building speech→talk to others
→build self→do with others there
→take part
→do task in group




Though hard, this is needed


!


-I want to help make Links again that has helped me,
Want to help you learn to do→to take part again→work

Organisation Details
Website: http://hicuparthist.blogspot.com/
Email: ebmv74arthi@googlemail.com