2020 Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Conference


Date / Time

Apr 15, 2020 – Apr 16, 2020 Save to your calendar (.ics file)

Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402


Expanding the Circle of Care, Support for Caregivers, Survivors, & Service Providers.

Brain injury conference

The TBI conference provides a unique venue for the exchange of ideas and information across public and private sectors. This event represents an opportunity for individuals living with TBI, family caregivers, and professionals from across the state to gather in one spot for mutual learning across disciplines, perspectives, and experiences. We hope you’ll be a part of this exchange.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
Sean Dwyer
Teacher, Author, Survivor


Dr. Nancy Torgerson, O.D.
Vision Therapy Practitioner


Dr. Jeff Skolnick, M.D., Ph.D.
Behavioral Health and Brain Researcher


Workshop topics include:
• TBI 101: Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
• Viewing of the PBS TBI Documentary “Going The Distance”
• Taking Care of Yourself: Using Respite Care and Other Options
• Curriculum modules in:
-TBI Management,
-Communication
-Challenging Behaviors
• Social Development After a TBI
• Fostering Independence
• Hands-on Assistive Technology
• Caregiver Support Group

Sponsors:

DSHS and WA State TBI Strategic Partnership Advisory Council

Conference partners include:
Brain Injury Alliance of Washington, Brain Energy Support Team, and Department of Veterans Affairs

Cost:
Conference registration fee is $175

Conference costs include:
April 16 breakfast and lunch
TBI Resource Fair

A limited number of scholarships will be available for individuals with TBI and/or unpaid caregivers of individuals with TBI.


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Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402