Divergent

Is It Because Of My Brain Injury?

In this episode of Divergent, Calum introduces you to a friend of his from Glasgow named Kashif Saghar. They discuss the process of putting their lives and sense of selves back together again piece by piece after both acquiring a traumatic brain injury.

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In this episode of Divergent, Calum introduces you to a friend of his from Glasgow named Kashif Saghar. Kashif and Calum met in 2013 through a mutual love of skateboarding and music. Eight years later they would be connecting through their shared experience of a traumatic brain injury.

Calum and Kashif discuss how their brain injuries have thrown them both into a process of putting their lives and sense of selves back together again, piece by piece.

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    • Calum Glendinning-Clark

      Calum Glendinning-Clark was born in Scotland and is a dual citizen of both Scotland and Australia. He is a 28 year old walking paraplegic with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Calum is interested in disability advocacy and activism. He is a writer for Cripple Magazine, part founder of ParaRise and works at a disability employment service. Calum is passionate about amplifying the voices of the disability community and providing insight into the infinite variability of the human body. He loves music, the arts, ideas and physical movement.

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