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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconOctober 21, 2017 at 6:50 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation updated their cover photo.

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Facebook IconOctober 20, 2017 at 12:31 PM

We'd love to have you join us tomorrow from 10am to Noon at the Joyce Beers Community Center in Hillcrest. Our meeting will be featuring Pedro Leon, a Medical Advocate and Rehab Specialist. He will be answering questions on how each brain injury is different.

If you have questions about a brain injury...it is the perfect meeting for you!

For more information:
https://sdbif.org/event/sdbif-october-2017-joyce-beers-meeting/

SDBIF October 2017 Joyce Beers Meeting - Get Answers to Your Questions - San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

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Everyone’s brain injury is different and everyone’s recovery is different. Pedro will personally answer your individual questions to help with day to day problem solving in your recovery. Questions may be submitted ahead of time.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconOctober 18, 2017 at 8:19 AM

Here is the first of the stories that has been shared by members of the San Diego Brain Injury community. Thank you for taking the time and we are so glad that you are a part of our family!
#braininjury #braininjurysurvivor #journeytorecovery #embracethenewyou #SDBIF #inspirationtousall

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Writer's Story About San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

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Writer - I had a stroke in 2005. I attended many SBIF meetings. I was able to speak with other people with brain damage. Sometimes only people who have been thru the same thing actually understand. For example, I would tell a friend that I had memory issu ...

David Spence
October 13, 2017 at 3:28 PM

I try to contact someone here, but always get a request for review. Can't afford to live here anymore, on disability, been in Ukraine for last five years. Now need low cost/free tax help to file return for 20112, proving I don't owe our owners anything near the 7g they demand. Had it done once, so I know they are available.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconOctober 13, 2017 at 2:43 PM

Tomorrow SDBIF is hosting a CARE Conference at the Conference Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Registration is from 8-9 am and the first speaker begins at 9. Click the link below for more information. We can't wait to see you all there!
#braininjuryrecovery #braininjurysurvivors #braininjury #embracethenewyou #journeytorecovery

https://sdbif.org/event/sdbif-october-2017-north-county-meeting/

SDBIF October 2017 North County Meeting - SDBIF CARE Conference - San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

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SDBIF October 2017 North County Meeting

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconOctober 10, 2017 at 7:48 PM

#TBITuesday again! This week we want to celebrate YOU! But we need your reviews and stories. Please go to the link below to share your story about your involvement with SDBIF and we will be posting them throughout the rest of the year!

https://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/write/san-diego-brain-injury-foundation

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Write a Review for San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (San Diego, CA)

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Submit your rating and write a review for San Diego Brain Injury Foundation. Share your experience and help others learn about this San Diego nonprofit organization!

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconOctober 3, 2017 at 4:52 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 3 new photos.

Today for #TBITuesday we are proud to feature one of our own staff members, Beth Anderson, for all she has done for SDBIF and Howard House. Beth started with SDBIF and Howard House in 2004 and has been the active Administrator for Howard House since 2007. Howard House is a 24 hour long and short term Adult Residential Facility (ARF) exclusively for brain injury survivors, male and female, ages 18 to 60 years old. It is owned and operated by SDBIF...and Beth is a VERY integral part in keeping this program running for all of our residents. Thank you Beth!!!

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September 29, 2017 at 8:13 PM

HOW EXCITING!!!! Two of our Friendraiser artists have their paintings at the Liberty Public Market in Liberty Station! Go see Kurt Rotzinger and Alana Martins artwork today!

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 6 new photos.

Here are a few pictures from Luke Cessna from the Friendraiser. So many more to come! Thank you all for making it such a special evening!

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September 28, 2017 at 8:43 AM
San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 28, 2017 at 8:42 AM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation updated their cover photo.

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Facebook IconSeptember 26, 2017 at 6:21 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 2 new photos.

In June 2015, Rusty Mendoza fell from a 2-3 story building and sustained severe head trauma. It has been a long journey but he has made remarkable recovery after being in a coma, going through a double craniotomy, then a double cranioplasty. But, now he can now run 10k races, pratice yoga, surf and even went back to SDSU! It is amazing with the help of family and friends what you are capable of! Thank you Rusty and all your family and friends for your continued inspiration and support of SDBIF!

#TBITuesday #inspirationtousall #journeytorecovery #braininjury #braininjurysurvivor #sdbif #tbi #nevergiveup #embracethenewyou Lauren Kemp

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Brian Novak Your F-n awesome!
Bless you❤🙏❤🙏

September 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM

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Heather Berner Awesome Rusty!

September 26, 2017 at 6:42 PM

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Alwin Roe
September 19, 2017 at 11:33 PM

Hi, I've been paid/instructed to deliver in-kind donations of $62 & $82 worth of goods at https://www.instagram.com/thebutterzone to local charities.

You may either choose the $62 or $82 worth of goods OR send me a donation wishlist that I can try to match OR say "use your best judgement".

I would suggest two of these protective gear sets ($80), to start: https://www.instagram.com/p/BT3DQj8DoP0/

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 17, 2017 at 11:32 AM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation updated their cover photo.

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Facebook IconSeptember 16, 2017 at 12:16 PM

The #SDBIFFriendraiser is today! Even if you didn't purchase your ticket online, you can still buy one at the door. The event starts at 6pm today at Mission Trails Regional Park. Can't wait to see everyone!

https://sdbif.org/event/2017-sdbif-friendraiser/

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2017 SDBIF Friendraiser - San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

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Gordon Permann Wonderful event - some really nice people and a great cause.

September 16, 2017 at 11:49 PM

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 15, 2017 at 3:36 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 2 new photos.

TOMORROW we have the great opportunity to show another very special artist at the #SDBIFFriendraiser. Kurt Rotzinger is a long-time supporter and active participant with SDBIF and we are always delighted to have him as a featured Friendriaser artist.

In 2003, Kurt Rotzinger suffered a stroke. Before his injury, he was an architect. The stroke left him with severe aphasia and paralyzed on his right side. Since then he picked up a love for painting and has been using his left hand. After his wife died in 2007, he found himself painting just about everyday.

Kurt explains, “It is still difficult for me to communicate, so my art helps me express myself. I hope you enjoy it!”

See everyone tomorrow!!!

#braininjurysurvivor #journeytorecovery #embracethenewyou #inspirationtousall #tbi #supportlocalartists #sdbif

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Facebook IconSeptember 15, 2017 at 10:45 AM

WOW!!! Learning Services is once again a sponsor for the #SDBIFFriendraiser! They are such a loyal supporter of #SDBIF. For over 30 years they have provided brain injury rehabilitation services. They are founded on the belief that therapies should focus on the development of compensatory strategies that enable individuals to function as independently as possible in the least restrictive settings. We can't thank them enough for all they do for us and the brain injury community!

https://learningservices.com/

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Learning Services — Specialists in Brain Injury Care - Learning Services

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 14, 2017 at 5:24 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 2 new photos.

Micky Schaefer is a long-time-showing artist with SDBIF. We love showing her work at the Friday Night Liberties and at the #SDBIFFriendraiser...and we are thrilled she is back this year!

Micky sustained a tbi just prior to her second year in Medical School at UC, Irvine, during the Summer of 1992. She spent almost 7 months in a coma, and a total of 11 months in the hospital. With the help of the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, her family and her tremendous determination, every challenging day continues her road moving forward. Micky has created amazing artwork her whole life. With her incredible talent, she now finds her new purpose in life through her creations.

#braininjurysurvivor #journeytorecovery #embracethenewyou #inspirationtousall #tbi #supportlocalartists #sdbif

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Helen M. Croden Super

September 16, 2017 at 6:06 PM

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 14, 2017 at 12:16 PM

SDBIF is proud that Hidden Valley Ranch Rehabilitation Services is returning as a sponsor of the #SDBIFFriendraiser. HVRRS provides men and women who have acquired traumatic head injuries and challenging behaviors with an active, therapeutic and recreational treatment alternative. Such an important service for our community, we are so grateful that they are joining us again this year!

Check out their website to learn more about what they offer:
http://hvrrehab.com/

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HVR Rehab | Hidden Valley Ranch Rehabilitation Services, Inc.

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 13, 2017 at 5:18 PM

Judy Pancoast will be showing at the #SDBIFFriendraiser for the first time this year, but has been a successful artist since 1999. Her work is abstract expressionistic. Owners have connected with the colors, the energy and the images they see including horses, angels and figures. Judy has exhibited in juried shows in Atlanta, GA, and Mountain View and Encinitas, CA. Her larger works admitted her to the Fulton County (ATLANTA, GA) Public Works artist list.

However, in 2004, a brain injury interrupted her art for all but very small works. Now, returning to painting on a larger scale, Judy looks forward to finding homes for her new works. We are very excited to show her works to all who will be attending!

#braininjurysurvivor #journeytorecovery #embracethenewyou #inspirationtousall #tbi #supportlocalartists #sdbif

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 13, 2017 at 11:06 AM

We are luck to have another new sponsor at this year's #SDBIFFriendraiser. San Diego Center For Vision Care is a center that helps with visual rehabilitation after a brain injury. They are a great resource for our community and we are thrilled that they are a partner with us!

Check out their website to learn more and see how they can help with your needs!

http://sandiegocenterforvisioncare.com/

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San Diego Center for Vision Care

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 12, 2017 at 11:45 AM

This #TBITuesday we are putting the spotlight on another long-time SDBIF supporter and SDBIF Professional Advisory Council member, Dan Gardner, M.D.. He is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who treats psychiatric problems resulting from Traumatic Brain Injury. He consults with patients, their families, case managers, life care planners, insurance companies, and brain injury rehabilitation programs. Truly a person who has helped so many on their #journeytorecovery. We are proud to honor him and all he does for our community!

#thankyou #inspirationtousall #givingyoureverything #braininjury #braininjurysurivors #embracethenewyou #sdbif #tbi

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 11, 2017 at 6:10 PM

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation added 3 new photos — with Ryan Olson.

We had the pleasure of showing the artwork of Ryan Olson at our August Friday Night Liberty...and now we have the pleasure of featuring his beautiful work at the #SDBIFFriendraiser.

2 years ago at age 19, Ryan sustained a severed tbi in a motorcycle accident. Ryan’s family was told by Doctors that he would never wake up from a coma, and if he did, would never walk, talk or have any “Quality of Life”. HOWEVER, Ryan is the definition of a survivor and with lots of hard work and determination is fighting the odds! He was an artist before the accident, and since his creativity and passion for art was the one thing he was most grateful to regain. Art is very therapeutic for Ryan, sharing it with the community is what drives him to keep moving forward. Ryan brings Quality to Lives of many with his paintings! Join us and see him at his first Friendraiser event!

#braininjurysurvivor #journeytorecovery #embracethenewyou #inspirationtousall #tbi #supportlocalartists #sdbif

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San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 11, 2017 at 11:58 AM

We are proud to have a new media sponsor for the #SDBIFFriendraiser...Local Umbrella Media is your neighborhood source to serve communities, kids, & causes
throughout Southern California. Check out their website to see the newspaper for your community:

https://www.localumbrella.com/communities

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Local Umbrella Media

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Local Umbrella Media - Your Neighborhood Source - Serving communities, kids, & causes throughout Southern California.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Facebook IconSeptember 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM

IT IS ALMOST HERE!!! This Saturday is the #SDBIFFriendraiser. Are you going to be there to hear the amazing music of Jeff and Herb? Get your ticket today and come out to see the amazing artwork, eat some great food, listen to wonderful music, and gaze at the beautiful starry night sky.

https://www.classy.org/san-diego/events/2017-sdbif-friendraiser/e130695

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2017 SDBIF FriendRaiser

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