Since 2009, Jason and Marjorie have brought Defying the Odds to a variety of venues throughout the US and Canada. These include Berklee College of Music, Phillips Exeter Academy, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT, Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Center for Health Ethics at University of Missouri (Columbia), Spaulding Rehabilitation Center, and numerous regional conferences focused on brain injuries, stroke, and related therapies.


In 2009, they testified at a congressional briefing on eliminating lifetime caps on health insurance coverage. In 2011, a grant from the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care enabled them to speak at veterans hospitals in New York and Massachusetts. In 2012, they were featured at TEDxBeaconStreet.



photo: Todd Chalfant