New York State Brain Injury Association Annual Conference
The 31st annual conference of the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 6 & 7, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel on Wolf Road in Albany. The conference is entitled, “Uniting as the Voice of Brain Injury”
The first day of the conference features fifteen workshops and presentations from introductory workshops to in-depth discussions on specific topics. On Friday, there will be an "Advocacy Discussion," a highly interactive and educational advocacy exchange.
Highlights of the program include:
A two-workshop session on research trends presented by two of the leading specialists in the field, Dr. Steven Flanagan, MD and Dr. Mary Hibbard, PhD, ABPP(RP) of Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. The
seminar focuses on the latest research in brain injury diagnosis and treatment.
A session on understanding and maximizing DOH/OPWDD initiatives that will provide great information for TBI providers.
Workshops on visual processing issues, returning to work after TBI, and art therapy as a rehabilitative tool.
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