Some exciting discussions I had with many medical professionals university professors. The new medical break through in treating traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries is stem cell research. The problem is certain individuals have made laws against this kind of scientific exploration who DO NOT suffer from or live with these horrendous ailments everyday. I […]
Monday, May 10, 2004 A post I wrote on May 10, 2004. There has not been a day that does by that I do not ask the difficult question “WHY ME?” The hardest thing to deal with was the healing process of the brain. My parents and the doctors keep telling me that it takes […]
While I love teaching students I feel that learning from a person with a disability is different than a normal teacher. I feel that a student retains more information from me. In other words, students can learn more information if he or she learns from a disabled teacher.
Some theorists say that stereotypes and prejudices are inevitable, others say they are malleable,while, cognitive theorists say stereotypes are unavoidable. They say stereotypes serve as a generalization about a group that focuses on some attribute. With that being said, it is human nature to categorize someone based on certain trait(s) making the complex world easier […]
What is the point of education? Many may think to pursue a career or occupation. Others might say the point of education is to become more diversified in the world. In other words, individuals might want to gain some practical life experiences in earlier setting before one ventures out into the real world. Then, why […]
A presentation my fellow classmates and myself did in the spring of 2012. The class was called Psychology of Stereotyping and Prejudice. I am the one in a green shirt.
I was feeling depressed for a long time in college. Not many individuals go to college after suffering a traumatic brain injury. Sometimes family or friends place high demands that I cannot meet. Many people might wonder how do I even do half of the things I do (e.g., graduate college, all the volunteering or […]
I hope readers can see that love is not easy but when that person is found both have to work hard to keep the relationship. Here the link: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/compassion-matters/201312/what-it-really-means-be-in-love
If a person can not view the article in its completeness here is a link to the Peshtigo times: http://www.peshtigotimes.net/?id=1 One Year Later…. Chad Defeats Brain Trauma, Is Returning To Normal Life A year ago Chad Francour, at age 16, had it all. A sophomore at Marinette high School, he was looking forward to […]
Insights on being disabled shared Chad Francour writing a book MARINETTE — After experiencing a traumatic brain injury at age 16, Chad Francour wants to share his experiences and insights with the world through a book he is currently writing. “I’m not afraid and I want to increase acculturation … I just want people to […]