Local brain injury survivors Amy Cowley and Ruby Alston have shared their stories to help raise awareness of brain injury and the work of Headway Suffolk during Action for Brain Injury Week (13-19 May).
Both Amy and Ruby give candid accounts of the difficulties they tackle in their daily lives and the progression they have made during recovery from traumatic brain injuries sustained in road accidents in inspiring, uplifting and powerful reads.
Amy Cowley, 37, from Felsham near Bury St Edmunds, suffered a severe brain injury in a road accident aged 20 months. Click to read her powerful story.
Ruby Alston, 46, from Felixstowe, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a road accident in March 1992. Click to read her powerful story.