Tomorrow is a big day for me for two reasons. First, I am a guest speaker at WVU. I am addressing students, therapist, and brain injury survivors/caregivers. Second, I will see my daughter, Kari, while there. With the presentation wrapping up in the early afternoon, that means I will have the remainder of the day (and night) with her.My plan is to leave my house around six o’clock in the morning and return on Saturday. I’ll only stay one night this time. With it being St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and WVU being known for its celebration of it, it’s probably best that I don’t stay. That’s not for my sake, mind you. It’s for Morgantown. I just don’t think they could survive that much fun by having me there on what they consider a national holiday. I got your Blarney Stone right here!
Truth is, I purposely don’t wear green so I’ll be pinch (bending over a lot helps too). That’s what I tell people anyhow. Usually it’s because I simply forget. Hey, I have other things on my mind!
On a related note, I’m told the video production of the Duke University conference, Finding Consciousness, should be ready by the end of the month. It the draft version they gave me significant air time. I think it was around five minutes of the total twenty-six. I would have been honored just making it on — because many speakers did not — but this is just wonderful!
Julie Streets via Facebook says
Thank you Ken for coming and speaking to us Therapy students at WVU. It’s truly great to hear that we as therapist play a major role in your son’s recovery. I wish you all the best! Your story has been a great inspiration and motivation not only to me but our profession.
Good luck in Morgantown. Wish I could be there to hear your presentation. I do hope someone tapes it for us to see. Have fun with Kari!
Gail Doyle says
Ken ,Good luck and enjoy visit with Kari,although short. Hope we can see tapes of Duke and WVU
You’ll be great, Ken, because you are such a natural — naturally! Grey has a great idea, and we hope you can get it worked out somehow. So wish we could be there, but a previous commitment prevents it. There will be other opportunities for us to hear and see you in person, I am sure of that! Many of us here at Team Diviney are interested in TBI research and helping those who have this kind of injury.
Godspeed, Ken, and have a great evening with Kari. Love and prayers, faith and hope always.
Toni Raymond Burkholder via Facebook says
A video would great!
Grey Hubler via Facebook says
Can somebody videotape the event and post it on fb?
Hello Ken, I would love to read the presentation you’re doing for WVU. Also, what an honor for your presentation to have been given so much time on the video production!! But it doesn’t surprise me — after all, you are creating the Ryan Diviney Protocal, the gold standard for TBI treatment.
I know this class at WVU will benefit enormously from your experience and information. Who knows, you might inspire some students to pursue research in this field. That’s what we need, people with commitment, drive and desire to move the science forward. Just like you and Ryan do, every day.
Love, hugs, prayers ongoing and lots and lots of hope!
Allison Swan Dagen via Facebook says
Where/when will you be speaking Ken? Invitation only or open?
Ryan's Rally LLC says
Send your email to me and I’ll give you the specifics.