The Joker & Mental Health Portrayed in Nerdom

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Summary

It was World Mental Health Day and Mental Health Awareness Week last week so Joe and Lauren are talking all about mental and how it’s portrayed in the new Joker movie as well as other characters and stories in nerd fandom like Tony Stark, Harry Potter, Winnie The Pooh and more.  What are some fictional characters with mental health struggles that you can relate to?  Let us know in the comments on our socials.
 

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Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

 

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

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Zombies Are Brain Injury Survivors Too

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Summary

It’s that spooky time of the year and Joe and Lauren are talking about a group of brain injury survivors that don’t get enough focus – Zombies.  Yes, Zombies are brain injury survivors too! We’re talking all about why they are brain injury survivors from their symptoms like aphasia to the cause of their injuries and more.  Plus we have new “Zombies Are Brain Injury Survivors Too” merch at JoeSoRocks.com/shop for you to support this special group of survivors!  What’s your favorite zombie fandom?  Let us know on our socials!

 

Links to Topics Mentioned

  

Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

 

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


Brain Aneurysms vs Strokes

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Summary

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness month this past September, Joe and Lauren are talking about the differences between a brain aneurysm and a stroke. They also discuss concussions since it was National Concussion Awareness Day in September as well. If you have suffered a stroke, aneurysm, AVM take some time to find out what type! Be informed about your health history so you can take preventative measures to avoid stroke or aneurysm.

Links to Topics Mentioned

Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


OG OTs Kaley & Sim Finally

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Summary

Meet our host Joe’s occupational therapist (OT) Kaley and additional OT Sim! They’re talking all about Joe’s stroke recovery journey from the OT perspective along with starting some pretend OT beef between Kaley, Sim and our last OT guest, Jane. It’s all in the name of spreading more awareness and understanding of the whole stroke and brain injury recovery journey! Do you have a rockstar OT? Tag them in the comments on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


NeuroRecovery Sidekicks

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Summary

This episode features Joe’s girlfriend and producer of the show, Felice talking about the challenges of being the caregiver/support system to a brain injury survivor as well as how to show compassion from both the brain injured and caregiver’s perspective.  It’s all about love, understanding, patience and understanding and how to find it in the midst of recovering from a brain injury.  Who’s your NeuroRecovery Sidekick?  Tag them on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

– Hue lights – https://www2.meethue.com/en-us

– Brain Aneurysm Foundation – https://bafound.org/

– Heal The Brain With Jane – https://healingthebrainwithjane.com

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


NeuroRecovery Sidekicks

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Summary

This episode features Joe’s girlfriend and producer of the show, Felice talking about the challenges of being the caregiver/support system to a brain injury survivor as well as how to show compassion from both the brain injured and caregiver’s perspective.  It’s all about love, understanding, patience and understanding and how to find it in the midst of recovering from a brain injury.  Who’s your NeuroRecovery Sidekick?  Tag them on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

– Hue lights – https://www2.meethue.com/en-us

– Brain Aneurysm Foundation – https://bafound.org/

– Heal The Brain With Jane – https://healingthebrainwithjane.com  

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!
 

Credits

– Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

– Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

– Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

– Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

– Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

– Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

– Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

– Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


Heal The Brain With Jane

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Summary
Our host Joe is interviewing our first occupational therapist on the show, Jane Connely of Heal The Brain With Jane! They talk stroke and brain injury recovery, occupational therapy and more as Jane gives us some valuable insight into the key role occupational therapy plays in brain injury recovery. Tag your favorite OT on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

  • Follow Jane at https://www.instagram.com/heal.the.brain.withjane and check out her website at https://healingthebrainwithjane.com/
  • Dr. Karen Sullivan (neuropsychologist) – https://www.instagram.com/icareforyourbrain/
  • Ella Sofia (habit coach) – https://www.instagram.com/ellasssofia/

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
    • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
    • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
    • Local Elevator by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1300012, Artist: http://incompetech.com/
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Heal The Brain With Jane

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Summary
Our host Joe is interviewing our first occupational therapist on the show, Jane Connely of Heal The Brain With Jane! They talk stroke and brain injury recovery, occupational therapy and more as Jane gives us some valuable insight into the key role occupational therapy plays in brain injury recovery. Tag your favorite OT on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

  • Follow Jane at https://www.instagram.com/heal.the.brain.withjane and check out her website at https://healingthebrainwithjane.com/
  • Dr. Karen Sullivan (neuropsychologist) – https://www.instagram.com/icareforyourbrain/
  • Ella Sofia (habit coach) – https://www.instagram.com/ellasssofia/

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

    • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
    • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

    • Local Elevator by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1300012, Artist: http://incompetech.com/
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


Back To School Back In The Day

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Summary
Co-hosts Joe and Lauren continue the Back To School series with an episode about their experiences in high school pre-brain injury and their experiences learning new things post-brain injury. They also discuss what fictional characters they related to in high school. What are some tools you use to learn new things post-brain injury? Share with us on our socials.

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
    • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
    • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Back To School Back In The Day

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Summary
Co-hosts Joe and Lauren continue the Back To School series with an episode about their experiences in high school pre-brain injury and their experiences learning new things post-brain injury. They also discuss what fictional characters they related to in high school. What are some tools you use to learn new things post-brain injury? Share with us on our socials.

**Check out The NeuroNerds Amazon Picks at amazon.com/shop/theneuronerds

Plus get a free Audible trial at http://www.audibletrial.com/theneuronerds!**. Currently, The NeuroNerds are reading our fellow stroke survivor, Mimi Hayes’ book ‘I’ll Be Ok It’s Just A Hole In My Head.’ Join us!

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

    • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
    • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters