About Kate Adamson
Kate Adamson, MSW Author of Paralyzed but not Powerless, shares what it was like to be totally paralyzed and Locked-in. Faced with a medical community who assumed she had no hope, she fashioned an amazing recovery from Locked-in Syndrome (total paralysis from a brain injury due to a brainstem stroke). She also shares the challenges she faced as a middle-aged woman who overcame obstacles to obtain a college and graduate degree. Not only does Kate have the personal experience of what it is like to rehabilitate one’s life after a devastating stroke, she also has twenty-five years’ experience of working with individuals and families to help them rebuild their lives. She has been a facilitator for groups, a lecturer, a keynote speaker, an advocate, and counselor. Her experience is richly augmented by her professional educational achievements, which enables her to bring a professional outlook to her consulting. She is a keynote speaker who has inspired countless organizations (listed in the Client’s List).
I have one word for you, Kate: “Amazing.”