Inspire Others

Helping tiredness and getting some relaxation – top tips from our Inspire Others Team

The Inspire Other’s Team met on Wednesday 28th February 2024 and discussed some solutions for managing tiredness and achieving relaxation. Read on for helpful tips.

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Coming full circle – tea and tracheostomies

Here we share a special moment in which one of our Inspire Others story contributors – Chris – watches the video story another of our Inspire Others contributors – Craig. We captured two particular moments of connection for Chris – tea and tracheostomies. Dr Richard Coates, who came up with idea for Inspire Others, described the moment of watching the reaction as feeling as if the project had come full circle.

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My Super Hero Triathlon

In August this year, Chris (see his story here) took part in the Super Hero Series Triathlon event at Dorney Lake near Windsor, UK. Superhero Series was born out of a lack of sporting events for the ‘everyday Super Hero’. It was founded by Paralympian Sophia Warner in 2016. They aim to hold bold, fun […]

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What we did over the summer!

We’ve taken a break over the summer to re-charge, but we will be back with lots of new content over the coming months. We did have 2 great events in May and June 2023. In May 2023, we celebrated our 1st anniversary by meeting in person. We launched our website in December 2021, but in […]

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The story behind Inspire Others

A conversation between Dr Richard Coates (Neuropsychologist) and Jude Berraondo (Neuro Speech and Language Therapist) about the inspiration behind the co-design project Inspire Others.

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Co-design – the magic of the ‘in-between’ conversations

Inspire Others has evolved through co-design. Our blog post here talks a little about that process. We wanted to expand on the 2nd step of our co-design process – the part that helps our website and storytelling grow the amazing way it has: The second level was the telling of client stories to create the […]

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Harrie’s Story

Read and listen to Harrie’s moving story of an incident that caused both her and her son to acquire brain injuries and changed the course of her families life forever. Her recovery journey is an emotional read but one of hope.

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Living Positively with Aphasia

We are so happy to showcase Jan’s story in our Inspiring Stories section of our website. For those who have not met the mother and daughter dream team, we would like to introduce you to Jan and her daughter Carly. Jan had a stroke in 2005 at the age of 46. As a result, she […]

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Supermarkets after a traumatic brain injury – and how to manage them!

by Harriet When I had my traumatic brain injury (TBI) I really struggled with shopping. It was such an every day thing that I always managed without thinking about it before my injury so it took me a while to work out how best to tackle it. My memory was so bad that I couldn’t […]

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