Brain Injury Patient Throws First Pitch at Somerset Patriots Baseball Game

( – A truly unforgettable moment that touched the hearts of everyone present and left a lasting impact on all who witnessed it, Tydell Watson, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Brain Injury patient throws first pitch at the May 18th Somerset Patriots baseball game.

In 2019, Tydell Watson experienced swelling in his brain and seizures that caused loss of movement in his legs, difficulty with upper body control and problems with memory. Ty was diagnosed with autoimmune encephalopathy — a condition that occurs when the immune system attacks brain cells and causes inflammation. CONTINUE