Leadership Team Our Board Synapse History Unifying to Provide More Services for Australians Impacted by Brain Injury Stories Belinda Adams Lisa Cox Julie Clark Julian Saavedra Annual Reports FAQs Get Involved Careers Privacy, Confidentiality and Advocacy Compliments, Complaints & Feedback Your rights as a Synapse Client Julian Saavedra Julian was involved in a motor vehicle accident several years ago. Just graduated from high school and due to commence study in linguistics, Julian walked onto a road and was hit head-on by a car. Julian suffered a severe traumatic brain injury. As part of his rehabilitation, Julian volunteered to translate Synapse publications into his native tongue - Spanish. Julian now works part-time for Synapse Julian is passionate about spreading a message of hope, particularly to other young people who find themselves suddenly living with a disability: "If you're a young person with an ABI don't feel down or sad or destroyed because everything will improve, everyday you are alive you are blessed. Be strong." Read more of Julian's story here.