Lizz & Dave exemplify the power of true partnership in rehab and the importance of human connection.
Lizz Cassler who is a traumatic brain injury survivor of 15 years with speech therapist Dave Anders share their story as partners together on this rehab voyage. Lizz now offers her wisdom, care and lived experience to other TBI patients who are just embarking on their journey as a member of the team at On With Life.
About the Author:Ted Meyer is a nationally recognized artist, curator and patient advocate who helps patients, students and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Born with Gaucher Disease, Ted’s personal experience with the disease served as his artistic motivation. Today, his 18-year project “Scarred for Life: Mono-prints of Human Scars” chronicles the trauma and courage of people who have lived through accidents and health crises. Ted's paintings have been shown around the world. As the current Artist in Residence at the USC Keck School of Medicine, Ted curates exhibitions of artwork by patients whose subject matter correspond with the medical school’s curriculum and teaches future doctors to see their patients as complex human beings.