Episode 72 – Concussion & Post Concussion Syndrome as a teen/pre-teen (Alexandra Di Persio)

Alexa Di Persio was 12 years old when she was diagnosed with a concussion. Now, six and a half years later, she has entered her second year at the University of Toronto in French and Drama, but still dealing with post concussion syndrome (PCS). Alexa talks about the challenges PCS has presented, both now as well ...

Episode 1 – Post Concussion Syndrome; an interview with Joseph Carere

Welcome to the first episode of BRAINIAC! Edina Bijvoet, president of the University of Toronto chapter of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, will introduce the podcast and interview Joseph Carere, a University of Toronto graduate. Joseph Carere has been living with post concussion syndrome for 6 years and has undergone numerous therapies and treatments in the ...

U of T Concussion Legacy Foundation

The University of Toronto's Chapter of the Concussion Legacy Foundation is filled by students who want to educate the public about concussion and brain injury, primarily through presentations to schools and groups. I had the pleasure of talking to President of Concussion Legacy UofT, Edina Bijvoet, on episode 63 of Concussion Talk Podcast. I hope, ...

Episode 63 – Team Up Against Concussions U of T (Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada, Edina Bijvoet, President)

Edina is the enthusiastic president of the U of T concussion education program (University of Toronto - Concussion Legacy Foundation, Team Up Against Concussions Chapter). Edina and I talk about concussions at U of T and about the great work they're doing (not now, obviously) educating young athletes and young students about concussions; the ...