Gabrielle Gifford had the harrowing experience of being shot in the head at point blank range by Jared Lee Loughner, a man who is sure to have a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia when the dust clears.
Gabby is currently undergoing rehabilitation in Texas and her recovery is due in part to her highly specialized rehabilitation team.
Dr. Mark Sherer is the Neuropsychologist at the helm of her cognitive rehabilitation and as a result, I am proud to say, our highly specialized profession is in some serious spotlight!
So for all the persons who ask…”you’re a neuro..what?” sit back relax and enjoy this brilliant article by Ford Vox from the Atlantic on what we do everyday.
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- Giffords Begins A New, Arduous Phase Of Recovery – NPR (news.google.com)