Happy New Year, Survivors! “176 TBI Deaths per day in the US" | Week of 01/06/23


I. Parents of Brain Injury Support & Information group:

  1. Wednesday, January 4th, at 8:15 pm

To register for free: CLICK ME

II. Be reflective on your progress this past year, as growth is a mindset!
Embrace disappointment for what it has to teach.
Failure is NOT final; it is necessary to learn, adjust, and succeed.

  1. DOA (date of awakening) for me is 01/07/08 ♥
    Marks a 15-year TBI journey of recovery…
    and still counting!!

  2. It has been a fantastic year of support and rehabilitation with one another!


I. California Driver Assessment & Rehabilitation programs:
Getting back behind the wheel following suspended license after injury

  1. St. Jude Driver Assessment Program: CLICK ME

  2. Other Driver Assessment programs in CA: CLICK ME

  3. DMV Driver Skills Self-Assessment: CLICK ME

  4. DMV Driver Evaluation Guidelines: CLICK ME

  5. Get a restricted license with the DMV, fill out app: CLICK ME

II. Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) programs:
Learning how to learn after ABI in a formal classroom setting!

  1. Coastline ABI Program: CLICK ME

  2. Santa Monica College ABI: CLICK ME

  3. Mt SAC ABI Program: CLICK ME


TBIs affect the lives of people of all ages, but data suggest that some are at more risk of dying experiencing long-term health problems after injury. For example:

  • Racial and ethnic minorities

  • Service members and Veterans

  • People who experience homelessness

  • People who are in correctional and detention facilities

  • Survivors of intimate partner violence

  • People living in rural areas

Learn more about health disparities & TBI: CLICK ME


Lifestyle Enhancements to Optimize ABI Rehabilitation:

  1. Whole-foods plant-based Diet (Dr. Esselstyn presetation): CLICK ME

  2. Having visual problems? Find neuro optometrist by Zip Code: CLICK ME

  3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea? This small device replaces a CPAP (see video): CLICK ME

INSPIRE Device to Treat Sleep Apnea


130 West Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA 92833

  • Friday, 01/06/23 @ 11 AM to 1 PM PST


  • Saturday 01/07/23 @ 1 PM to 3 PM PST

  • Tuesday, 01/10/23 @ 4 to 6 PM PST

  • Wednesday, 01/04/23 @ 8:15 pm PST (Register at top “Announcements”)

CLICK ME to Join Virtual Groups


Best regards and have a fantastic day!
Daniel Ignacio, PhD LMFT CBIS
Service Coordinator
St. Jude’s Brain Injury Network