“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

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Prof. Dorita deLemos Down suffered her first stroke in November 2003 and her second stroke in August 2012.  Recognizing the debilitating factors a stroke can create, regardless whether it is mild or strong. Prof. deLemos Down was able to undertake a total rehabilitation program in both instances.  She has retained little if any residues.  

DoritaDelemos 300x400In 2014, Professor Dorita DeLemos Down established “The P.A.C.E. Group, LLC”, under which she writes a blog and continues to lecture and write articles on brain injuries and stroke.  Recent information has proven that “The more you work with the brain, the healthier it becomes”.  She is a good example of that statement. From 2005 to 2008 she was engaged as Spanish language Consultant to NIH/NINDS and participated in lectures, conferences, and conventions nationwide.

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