Survivor Highlight: Tyler Schaeper


Tyler started coming to B.R.A.I.N. about three years ago after hearing about .B.R.A.I.N. from his cousin, Ryan. When Tyler was 19 years old, he was in a dirt bike accident. He was airlifted to the hospital in a helicopter, and he was in a coma for one month. He went to brain injury rehabilitation for one year.

When Tyler first came to B.R.A.I.N., he liked it right away because it is such an encouraging place. Tyler comes to F.B.I. and is also involved in “Let’s Talk” and speech therapy. He also likes attending events, his favorite event is the Orange County Fair. Outside of B.R.A.I.N., Tyler attends physical therapy and therapy classes at Orange Coast College. When he’s not busy with classes, Tyler enjoys going to church, hanging out with friends, going out to eat, and watching movies.