Category Archives: Brain Injury

Failures Of Medicaid Privately Managed Health Care Corporations In Texas and Of The Texas Health and Human Services Commission To Provide Adequate Care and Disability Services – Official Testimony April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 To the Texas House of Representatives Human Services Committee Representative Richard P. Raymond Chair Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave. Austin, Texas 78701 Sent via email to Committee Staff: Citizen Statement submitted via ADA Accommodation For Hearing … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability February 23, 2017

Dear Members of the National Council On Disability, The thoughts and comments I share with you go to all of the topics of concern addressed by this NCD meeting in that I believe no disability issues can be addressed effectively … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability Quarterly Meeting July 28, 2016

To the members of the National Council On Disability, The connections between disability and poverty can be seen in people with disabilities in various ways such as in the limitations of equal economic opportunity to those born with disabilities and … Continue reading

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Public Comment Made To The National Council On Disability – January 2013

Members of the National Council on Disabilities,   Both the US Dept. of Education and HUD have seriously disregarded my rights as a person with disabilities and I want to share my concerns with you. My Independent Plan for Self … Continue reading

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MILD BRAIN INJURY: IMPLICATIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE

This article from therapist Luann Jacobs is the most concise and comprehensive description of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury that I have read, as a MTBI survivor. MTBI can be caused by strokes, wounds to the brain, tumors, diseases, concussions (whether … Continue reading

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