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Run to be held in artist's honor

...Be Independent for children and adults with traumatic brain injuries.Haley Hamam, the foundation's associate development...for children and young adults living with a traumatic brain injury; and Walton Winter Weekend, a weekend event for children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-16/run-be-held-artists-honor
Veterans court provides former military a second chance

...self-improvement for veterans facing charges for non-violent crimes associated with post-traumatic stress and brain injuries sustained in combat zones.Augusta's version was developed in November 2013 from a treatment program started five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-12/veterans-court-provide
Ex-American downhill skier Bill Johnson is suffering after stroke

...spot on the squad for the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. Johnson wiped out during a practice run, suffering a traumatic brain injury that erased nearly a decade of memories. He also had to relearn how to walk, talk and eat.After making steady improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-01/ex-american-downhill-ski
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...and give and take. Kevin Guskiewicz, professor and co-director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at the University of North Carolina, said that doesn't come easy for medical professionals."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

...East, Rogers, who was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded during a missile attack, said he endured traumatic brain injury and chemical burns on his arms that still bleed today.In October, when the bleeding got to the point he could no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-23/new-va-director-hears-pa
Upcoming calendar

...assistive technology, returning to work, behavioral health, accessible housing and more; for survivors of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, adults and children with developmental delays, amputees living with prosthetics, veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/upcoming-calenda
Brain injury walk helps survivor

...therapists and members of the Augusta Brain Injury Support Group repeatedly told Kelly...at NeuroRestorative Georgia, a brain-injury rehabilitation center in west Augusta...participate in the sixth annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk from 10 a.m. to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/brain-injury-walk-helps-surv
Soldier receives Purple Heart for injuries during deployment to Afghanistan

...him with her body. Joe received shrapnel in his right leg that was later removed, Mathews said.VanVleet suffered a brain injury, hearing loss in both ears and received shrapnel in her right thumb and back.The shrapnel was not removed to prevent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/soldier-receives-purple-hear
Baseball bat attack leads to revoked probation, prison time

...Morrison's skull was cracked in two places. He was in a coma for a week and hospitalized for three months. The severe brain injury has left him unable to return to his job as an iron worker. It has ruined his life, Morrison testified.Cati Swanger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/baseball-bat-attack-le
Former defenseman offered to donate brain five years ago

...concussion symptoms forced him to leave his team in Croatia. The defenseman didn't play professional hockey again.Brain injuries have been the subject of much discussion lately, especially after the 2011 death of enforcer Derek Boogaard. Research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-02-23/former-defenseman-offered-