The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Survivor and Family Seminar will be held:

Western Missouri – Saturday, June 3, 2023
Community Center for Health & Education
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1000 Carondelet Dr
Kansas City, MO 64114

Eastern Missouri – Saturday, October 21, 2023
Marriott West St. Louis
660 Maryville Centre Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Please contact BIA-MO at, (800) 444-6443 or (314) 426-4024 for more information and to be added to the Survivor and Family Seminar mailing list.

Sessions 2023

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.

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Balancing Schedules, Demands and Stress of Life with Brain Injury
Learn ways to manage needs of self and others.

11:15 am – 12:00 pm Breakout Session
On the Road Again – Transportation Options
Learn what is needed to drive again. Discuss public, private and ride sharing transportation.

Navigating Medicare, Medicaid, SSI and SSDI
Learn differences, eligibility, and application processes for community support benefits.

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
Embracing Your Future
Discuss steps toward adjusting to new abilities and life with brain injury.

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Breakout Session
Working with Brain Injury
Explore ways to find and keep a job you enjoy, secure work accommodations, and have a career while utilizing Social Security Disability.

Building Relationship and Community Involvement
to Reduce Social Isolation
Discuss ways to build or rebuild positive relationships to participate in activities you enjoy.

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Let’s Talk
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.

Learn more about these Sponsors

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0061-02-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.

These materials are based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture, Under sponsored project number 2022-41590-38128.


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