8:15 am – 9:00 am
Brain Injury 101
Pre-seminar session for individuals and families recently impacted by brain injury or years post-injury with unanswered questions.
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Managing Emotions, Actions and Decisions Following Brain Injury
Discuss techniques to identify triggers, manage actions, and think-through options to control outbursts, impulses and decisions.
10:30 am – 11:15 am Breakout Session
Navigating Medicare, Medicaid, SSI and SSDI
Learn differences, eligibility, and application processes for community support benefits.
On the Road Again – Transportation Options
Learn what is needed to drive again. Discuss public, private and ride sharing transportation.
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Personal Experience of Working with Brain Injury
Survivors of Brain Injury share their experiences of returning to work.
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Awards Luncheon and Annual Meeting
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Breakout Session
Balancing Schedules, Demands and Stress of Life with Brain Injury
Learn ways to manage needs of self and others.
Embracing Your Future
Discuss steps toward adjusting to new abilities and life with brain injury.
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Breakout Session
Facilitated discussions to encourage sharing of experiences of life with brain injury. There will be one group for person with brain injury and one for family and friends.