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Date Topic Speaker May 25 NCCBI Overview of Kids Drew Nagele/Judy Dettmer Aug. 24 Top 10 Web Based Brain Injury Resources Ann Glang Nov 9 Fundraising/Grant Writing 101 Barbara Geiger-Parker Registration details are sent 3 weeks prior to the webinar.

  The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) will host several listening sessions across the country to help inform future funding priorities and strategic direction. Public meetings will be held Oct. 14th and 28th, Nov. 1st and 18th, and Dec. 5th.

The long-term effects of brain injury can be catastrophic for students at any level. Early on, students with the most severe injuries are unable to attend school. Some require home schooling until they recover enough to travel and attend classes with other students. This guide can help parents and educators navigate good next steps. Click

More than ‘just a concussion’ — nurses play key role in assessing impact on patient and family Families of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may expect them to return to normal quickly—after all, it’s “just a concussion.” But mild TBI can have a lasting impact on families as well as patients, according to

Geoffrey Lauer, USBIA IA, Executive Director, testified before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on barriers to people with brain injury and other disabilities. Click the title above to see a picture of Lauer with Committee Chairman, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA). To see a video of the hearing, click here: http://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=ff4d0969-5056-a032-521b-a692be939084