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"I lost consciousness in the helicopter and I remember thinking I was dead, and that this was the end…then nothing,” Jim has no memory of his time in the hospital during his stroke, but came out the other side dedicated to fight his way back. And fight he did!
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2018 Annual Conference - Handouts

Please click on the Adobe PDF icon next to a workshop name to view or print the handout. If you have trouble downloading or printing the documents, please call (508) 475-0032.

Keynote: Jordan Burnham  
Session 1: 10:30-12:00  
1. Evidence Based Interactions to Improve Walking Speed and Function Workshop A Handout
2. Establishing Positive Relationships and Enjoying Sexuality after Traumatic Brain Injury  
3. Top 10 Apps Used by College Students with TBI Workshop 3
4. Incorporating Mental Imagery into Brain Injury Rehabilitation Workshop A Handout
5. Brain Injury Community Center: A New Model of Day Services  
6. Acute vs. Chronic TBI: Factors that Impact Functional Improvements Workshop A Handout
7. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Independence Program: A Community-Based Integrated Model of Care for Post 9/11 Veterans  
8. Feed Your Brain: Nutrition and its Role in Brain Injury Recovery Workshop A Handout
9. Live More, Stress Less - Living Your BEST Life: From Surviving to THRIVING!  
10. The Healing Arts: Rehabilitation Through Creative Expression  
Session 2: 1:15-2:45  
11. The Hidden Victims of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Women Subjected to Intimate Partner Violence  
12. Therapeutic Intervention - Life After Injury  
13. Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation for Military Services Members and Veterans Following TBI  
14. Ambiguous Loss: Living Well with it, Supporting Others in It Workshop A Handout
15. Functional Neurology: Assessment and Treatment of Post-Concussion Syndrome Workshop 15
16. Successful Cognitive-Communication Rehabilitation for Young Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury Workshop A Handout
17. Interventions for Vision Impairments Post Brain Injury: Use of Prisms and Exercises Workshop A Handout
18. Impact of Patterned Functional Electrical Stimulation for Neuro-rehabilitation and Enhanced Functional Outcomes  
19. Tailing Technological Rehabilitation to the Patient and to the Clinician:  
20. Nursing Home to the Community: Peer Mentors Making the Difference Workshop A Handout
Session 3: 3:00-4:30  
21. Cancelled  
22. Pay Attention or You Might Forget (Attention and Memory Skill Strategies) Workshop A Handout
23. Managing Challenging Behavior Related to Acquired Brain Injury  
24. Putting the Marriage Back Together After an ABI Workshop A Handout
25. Addressing Visual Dysfunction in Concussion/TBI  
26. Integrating the Peripheral and Central Mechanism of Pain with a Movement-Based Biopsychosocial Approach Workshop A Handout
27. Introducing Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine: How it Benefits Brain Injury Survivors  
28. MassHealth's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers: Think Outside the Facility  
29. Creative Expression: Healing Through Personal Expression, Social Connections and Greater Purpose Workshop A Handout
30. Veterans and Their Families: How to Welcome Them into Our Support Groups Workshop A Handout