archives

research

This tag is associated with 2 posts

Every breakthrough helps

I woke up yesterday morning to a story on the radio about a man in a vegetative state – a term that makes me uneasy – who had been able to communicate with his doctors through brain scans. The man had been left “severely brain damaged” – more uneasiness – after a car crash. He … Continue reading

Blame game

People, especially children, will ask why can’ t Deane walk, why doesn’t he speak. Usually I say it is because his muscles aren’t as strong as other people’s. But that’s not really what they want to know. The real “Why?” is why did it happen? What went wrong? One of the hardest things for most … Continue reading