Professor Cromer Learns to Read: A Couple’s New Life after Brain Injury
By Janet Cromer
Published: June 28, 2011.
When a harrowing heart attack and cardiac arrest robbed Alan's brain of vital oxygen, he lost his abilities to read, write, walk, talk, think, and remember. In a flash, the successful physics professor became a brain injury survivor struggling to relearn everything he once knew. So began a seven year journey of intensive rehabilitation, combined with shaping a new identity, marriage, and life.