2020 Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Wednesday, April 15th
April 15 - 16 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Murano Hotel 1320 Broadway Tacoma , 98402

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

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

Cost:
Conference registration fee is $175  Sponsorships are available. Fill out the Scholarship Request Form here.
scholarship fill in form 2020

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