Jenna presents at BIANYS 35th Annual Convention In Saratoga

Jenna presents at BIANYS 35th Annual Convention In Saratoga

Jenna and her parents were one of the presenters and Concussions Matter was a sponsoring organization at the BINAYS 35th Annual “One Voice for Injury” Convention and Professional Symposium in Saratoga, New York from June 14 th to June 16 th . It was an incredible...
4th Annual Zanderfest 5K Run/Walk for The UNTOLD Foundation

4th Annual Zanderfest 5K Run/Walk for The UNTOLD Foundation

On May 20th, I spoke at the 4th Annual Zanderfest 5K Run/Walk for The UNTOLD Foundation in Washington Crossing, PA. This foundation was founded by the Thomas family, in honor of their son, Willy Alexander “Zander” Thomas, who took his own life from the effects of...
I spoke at the West Babylon Main Street Association meeting

I spoke at the West Babylon Main Street Association meeting

On May 10th, I spoke at the West Babylon Main Street Association meeting, an organization that works to improve their community. This meeting consisted of business owners, community leaders, civil service workers and political representatives. This speaking engagement...
Jenna Presents to Suffolk County Association of School Nurses

Jenna Presents to Suffolk County Association of School Nurses

I had the opportunity to speak to a group of 45 nurses from the Suffolk County Association of School Nurses on March 15, 2017.  This was an amazing group and one of the most rewarding to date.  Many of the nurses asked me some wonderful questions that should help them...
Jenna Goes to Albany to Participate in BIANYS Advocacy Day

Jenna Goes to Albany to Participate in BIANYS Advocacy Day

March 6th, 2017, I had the opportunity to participate in the Brain Injury of New York State (BIANYS) Advocacy Day in Albany. It was a day where survivors of brain injuries, loved ones, professionals and friends came to Albany to spread awareness and ask for support...
Jenna Speaks at School & Arts in School Foundation

Jenna Speaks at School & Arts in School Foundation

I had my first speaking engagement of 2017 on February 4th when I accompanied Margo Singer, Training and Program Services Coordinator for the Brain Injury Association of New York, for a training session in Astoria, Queens at P.S 70 Q. I had the opportunity to speak to...

A Mother’s Story as Caregiver

My daughter, Jenna, has had multiple concussions, and the heartache, as a mother and the ultimate caretaker for my child, is far worse than anyone could ever imagine.  We followed the doctor’s orders and she still sustained more concussions.  After Jenna’s third...