What we do

The Brain Possible was created to inspire and empower parents, caregivers, and practitioners who care for children with brain injuries. It is a project of The Who Is Carter Foundation, which was founded by Emily and Matthew Abbott in 2017 in honor of their son. The foundation is dedicated to changing the conversation around childhood brain injury from one of limitation to one of hope.

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Real Stories

Carter taught me how to love so deeply that I would do anything for him. Nothing stopped me: not my body’s need for sleep, material things or a personal life⁠—nothing. I loved him just the way he was and just the way he wasn’t. Carter taught me to live in the moment with him everyday.

Emily Abbott

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Our Philosophy

Treatments for childhood brain injury advance each day. Many effective ones are not yet widely accepted by the medical establishment. Families deserve access to this knowledge. For us, finding it was a long and trying process. Carter inspired us to make this knowledge - and the hope it brings - accessible to all families struggling with childhood brain injury.

Resources

Conditions

We’ve created 29 articles and counting on well-known and rare childhood brain injuries. Read these profiles to learn the fundamentals of your child’s condition as well as suggestions on how to provide emotional, social, intellectual and nutritional support.

Treatments

Learn more about established and cutting-edge treatments for pediatric brain injury by reading our 25+ comprehensive and easy-to-understand treatment profiles. Use them to learn how to enrich your treatment plans and start conversations with your medical providers.

Recommended Products

Supplement your child’s treatment with our approved toys, health products, and more.

Find Community

You need a community--a team of people to hold your arms up and cheer you on--your people. People who understand the challenging, hope-filled journey of advocating for your child's wellness--your world after brain injury. Join thousands of mamas, papas, practitioners, and friends who are cheering each other on, empowering one another, and sharing hope.

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Upcoming Events

Charity Gala & Auction

Join us for a night of supporting pediatric brain injury resources and research. Enjoy drinks, dinner, auction, speakers, & entertainment! 100% of the proceeds benefit the Who Is Carter Foundation.

Facebook Live Series

Each month, we interview an expert practitioner on how to support your neuroatypical child. Like the Who Is Carter Foundation Facebook Page to get notifications and view past events.