Friday, January 30, 2009JOHNSON CITY—The Third Annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference, “Special Topics in Brain Injury Recovery,” will be held Friday, March 6, at the Doubletree Hotel in Johnson City.
The day begins with registration at 8 a.m. and offers two keynote speakers plus sessions addressing “The Nuts and Bolts of Adaptive Driving Evaluation and Training Process,” “A Survivor Story” and “Caregivers: Our Inner Strengths.”
The keynote speakers are Barb Bancroft, a nurse, instructor and author who brings a wealth of clinical information that can be applied to everyday practice, and Gregory Ayotte, director of Consumer Services of the Brain Injury Association of America.
The event, which is a joint venture of East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development, the ETSU Department of Communicative Disorders, and Roth Neuropsychology and Behavioral Health Associates, is sponsored by Mountain States Health Alliance in collaboration with Crumley House Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center.
The fee for attending the conference is $80 for those who register before Feb. 20 and $125 thereafter. Students may present their college identification and pay $30.
For registration, more information or assistance with seating for those with disabilities, call (800) 222-3878.