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 disabilities 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.
© Copyright 2018