What Every Family and Provider Should Know about Traumatic

What Every Family and Provider Should
Know about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
April 14, 2015
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(Registration Starts at 5:00 pm)
Van Buren ISD Community Transition Center
Middle Conference Room
811 Hazen Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 415-0270
For Directions Only
Workshop Registration Fee: FREE
All participants will receive
certificate of attendance
Traumatic Brain Injury is defined as an alteration in
brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology,
caused by an external force. TBI falls under the umbrella
of Acquired Brain Injury which is an injury to the brain,
which is not hereditary, congenital, degenerative, or
induced by birth trauma. An acquired brain injury is an
injury to the brain caused by an “internal insult” to the
brain that has occurred after birth.
Who Should Attend: Individuals and family members of young children, teen and young adults with
special needs/disabilities (including: youth guardians; adoptive, biological, foster and step-parents,
domestic partners who co-parent, grandparents, siblings, aunts/uncles, nieces/nephews, cousins,
neighbors, religious leaders and other person who defines as a family member), organizations and
service providers who work with families of young children, teen, young adults, and individuals with
We encourage individuals and families to invite people who provide support and services to you and
your family. Providers are encouraged to invite individuals and families you support and serve. Forming
partnerships between people served and those providing services is crucial in building collaboration
and partnering in decision-making at all levels with individuals and families of children and youth
with special needs and/or disabilities.
Fragrance Free event; please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.
To Register For This Session Online Visit: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/5SMD8YC
or call (800) 292-7851 x472
Please note: To be good stewards of resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by
the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered,
please call or email [email protected] to check the status of the event. If you require
accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.