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.
Kessler Foundation is celebrating National Family Caregiver Month. To learn more and find out about our caregiver support programs, please click here.
Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.
The current issue of the USBIA Newsletter is now available for download!
Injury-associated deaths have substantial economic consequences. In 2013, unintentional injury was the fourth leading cause of death, suicide was the tenth, and homicide was the sixteenth; these three causes accounted for approximately 187,000 deaths in the United States (1). To assess the economic impact of fatal injuries, CDC analyzed death data from the National Vital
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new research on the cost of injury in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) According to the research, the combined estimated lifetime medical and work loss costs associated with fatal and non-fatal injuries in the United States were $671 billion in 2013. The lifetime medical
Injuries and Violence in the US: Preventing human and economic costs to society CDC Injury Center Cost-Fact-Sheet-2015
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF), a federal advisory committee established by the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012 (P. L. 112-275), will hold a series of open meetings by teleconference on the following dates: Friday, October 30, 2015: 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET Thursday, November 12, 2015: 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET Thursday, December 3,
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
Each school year, approximately 1,000 high school athletes in Oregon suffer at least one concussion. In this first TBI Research Brief, we present information about sports concussion and how to recognize and manage its consequences. To read more, click here.