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Don't Miss These Upcoming BIAA Webinars


February 6, 2014 3:00 p.m. ET. Mitch Rosenthal Memorial Lecture Series: Consequences of BI and PTSD in Post-Secondary Education among Service Members. Bryan Ness, Ph.D., CCC/SLP will review etiology and symptoms of TBI and PTSD among returning service members; provide an overview of the transition, social, and academic experiences shared by many service members entering post-secondary education; explain how self-regulated learning and social-cognitive theory may be applied to study post-secondary outcomes; present findings from recent research illustrating the impact of TBI and PTSD on self-regulated learning; and offer suggestions for applying research findings to support improve learning and social outcomes for service members with TBI and/or PTSD.

March 6, 2014 3:00 p.m. ET BIAA Caregiver Webinar: Skill Acquisition: Strategies for Teaching New Skills to Individuals with Brain Injury
Laura Turner, M.S., BCBA
of the May Institute will present several everyday strategies for helping individuals with acquired brain injury and other neurological impairments to learn new skills and adaptive behaviors. These strategies will be evidence-based and drawn primarily from the principles of applied behavior analysis.

May 8, 2014 3:00 p.m. ET. David Strauss Clinical Memorial Lecture Series: Comprehensive Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Kevin Crutchfield, M.D., Vascular Neurologist  Director, Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at LifeBridge Health and Jessica McWhorter, Ph.D., ABPP/RP  Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist at The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute will review the current science and perspectives regarding mild traumatic brain injury and describe the necessary elements of a comprehensive approach to concussion management. They will discuss current controversies in the treatment of concussion and diagnostic dilemmas in working with patients who experience persistent symptoms. A comprehensive model of care will also be presented.

May 22, 2014 3:00 p.m. ET BIAA Caregiver Webinar: Managing Memory Deficits in the Community
Memory issues are very common after a brain injury and have a significant impact on day to day functioning. Dr. Allison Clark, Brain Injury Research Center at TIRR
will discuss common memory deficits, and several strategies that can be used in the community to help compensate for memory deficits.

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