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TBI Webcasts

Webast October 18, 2012

Representing Youth and Young Adults With TBI In The Juvenile Justice System


Webcast July 2012

Funding and Establishing Micro-Boards and Circles of Support


Webcast September 2011

Interviewing Individuals With TBI” and include the following description: Presented by, Amanda Mays, Outreach and Advocacy Specialist, National Disability Rights Network.



 This Webcast on interviewing individuals with TBI offers tips on all aspects of the interview process, from how to prepare in advance and conduct the interview through post interview follow up.” 

Webcast April 2011

Abuse and Neglect of Older Individuals in Institutions & Collaboration with Elder Law Advocates [Audio]

Speakers include: Kelly Bagby, Senior Attorney at the AARP Litigation Division; and MT Connely, Fellow at the Wilson Center. Topics covered include:

* Discussion of what P&As are already doing related to elder advocacy;
* Why P&As are ideally suited to do more elder advocacy; and why P&As should.
* Who are the players, how can P&A Collaborate, potential sources of funding to expand EA
* What resources and laws exist in EA and what’s missing
* Impact litigation considerations

Webcast February 2011

Outreach to Individuals with TBI Who Are Homeless  [Audio]

Powerpoints and handout to accompany this audio file

speakers included: Jeremy Rosen, Attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty; and Celeste Valenti, attorney at University Legal Services, The DC P&A. Topics covered include:

*  State and local laws that grant rights to individuals in homeless shelters;
*  Tips for P&As who would like to encourage such protections in their states;
*  Information on grants available to provide case management, help with housing, or screening for people with disabilities;
*  Areas in which homeless shelter administrators might appreciate P&A training;
*  Examples of state and local programs that do a good job offering supports and accommodations to people with disabilities;
*  Examples of reasonable accommodations that shelters can put in practice for individuals with TBI

Webcast September 2010

Overpayment of Benefits for Social Security: How to Avoid Them, What you Need to Know when Notified about a Benefit Overpayment. [Audio][Transcript]

Webcast April 2010

New Health Care Reform Laws and the Impact on Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury Part One [Audio][Transcript]
Part I is approximately 90 minutes and covers: 
1) background on the recent health reform legislation; 
2) health Insurance market reforms; 
3) essential health benefits; 
4) American health benefit exchanges; 
5) individual mandates; and 
6) employer Mandates; 
7) tax Credits and subsidies. 
This National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) webcast is supported by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago under contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Human Resources and Services Administration.

New Health Care Reform Laws and the Impact on Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury Part Two [Audio][Transcript]
Part II is approximately 90 minutes and covers: 
1) Medicare Changes; 
2) Medicaid acute care changes; 
3) Medicaid long term services and supports changes; 
4) the CLASS Act; 
5) prevention and wellness; and 
6) quality initiatives. 
This National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) webcast is supported by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago under contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Human Resources and Services Administration

Webcast February 2010

Traumatic Brain Injury and Competency to Stand Trial: Issues and Advocacy (with support from the Health Resources Services Administration under a Contract with NORC) [Audio] [transcript]

Ready, Set, Go: Including Children and Youth in TBI Programs

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Heather Crown: Outreach and Technical Assistance Field Specialist

Brenda Eagan Brown: Pennsylvania Statewide TBI School Re-entry Coordinator

Paula Denslow: Project BRAIN Coordinator


Unidentified TBI: The Importance of Screening to Find Those Who

Thursday, May 22, 2008
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Janie Martin Heppel : Director, Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Wayne Gordon: Doctor 

Veterans with TBI - The Veterans Health System

Friday, February 01, 2008
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Ken Currier

Jean Langbein: OIF/OEF Program Manager 

Reducing Restraint and Seclusion of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury Archive

Thursday, July 27, 2006
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Kenneth Shiotani

Harvey E. Jacobs, Ph.D.: Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Behavior Analyst

Marty McMorrow, M.S.: Director of National Business Dev. The MENTOR Network

Jane Hudson, J.D.: Senior Staff Attorney, National Disabilities Rights Network 

FY 06 TBI Grantee Orientation Archive

Thursday, June 29, 2006
2:00-3:45pm Eastern

Janie Martin Heppel : Director, Federal TBI Program, Rockville, MD

Eugene Tom: Science Applications International Corporation, Rockville, MD

Carolyn Cass: Director of Child and Adult Services, Harrisburg, PA

Anne McDonnell: Executive Director, BIA of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Ken Currier: Executive Director, NASHIA, Bethesda, MD

Sandra J.Knutson, Sr.: Technical Assistance Field Specialist, TBI TAC at NASHIA, Bethesda, MD 

Behavior Assessment and Problem Solving Using Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Traumatic Brain Injury Archive

Thursday, April 27, 2006
2:00-4:00pm Eastern

Heather Crown, MRC: Outreach and Technical Assistance Field Specialist, TBI Technical Assistance Center at the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators, Bethesda, MD

Linda Wilkerson, MSEd: Technical Assistance Coordinator, Neurologic Disabilities Support Project, Kansas City, Kansas 

Using a Team Approach to Employment of People with Traumatic Brain Injury

Monday, September 19, 2005
2:00-4:00pm Eastern

Dave Hebda, Ph.D., Neurospychologist, Manassas, VA

Panel Memebers:

Kimberly Graves, VA Dept. of Rehabilitative Services Field Manager, and Moderator, Alexandria, VA

Sheli Sotiropoulos, Job Placement Specialist, Fairfax, VA

Caroline Price, Employment Services Provider, Annandale, VA

Susan Rudolph, Case Manager, Springfield, VA Consumer

Shane Wise, Employee, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. 

Building Statewide Capacity to Serve Students with Traumatic Brain Injury Archive

Thursday, August 18, 2005
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Heather Crown, MRC

Roberta DePompei, PhD

Ann Glang, PhD

Janet Tyler, PhD 

Effective Partnerships – State TBI Programs and State MCH Programs Archive

Thursday, July 21, 2005
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Jane Martin Heppel

Geoffrey Lauer

Cassie Lauver

Toni Wall

Augusta Cash

Thomas W. Brown 

Veterans Health Benefits 101 for Protection and Advocacy TBI Advocates Archive

Thursday, July 07, 2005
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Heather Hebdon

Kelly Gourdin 

TBI Trust Fund Webcast

Thursday, May 19, 2005
1:00-3:00pm Eastern

Anne King

William A.B. Ditto

Kristen Vincent

Robert Walker 

TBI Medicaid Waiver Options and Issues Archive

Monday, January 31, 2005
2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Elizabeth Priaulx

Jane Perkins

Jane Perkins 

TBI/BIAA State Legislation Round Up

Wednesday, September 22, 2004
3:00-5:00pm Eastern

Geoffrey Lauer, Brain Injury Association Director of Affiliate Relations

Barbara Geiger-Parker: Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

Tom Gode: Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

Elynor Kazuk : Brain Injury Association of Florida

Stacy Rye: Brain Injury Association of Montana

Miryam Miller: Brain Injury Association of New Mexico

Julie Peters: Brain Injury Association of Connecticut

Cheryl Spencer: Brain Injury Association of Tennessee 

TBI and Domestic Violence Archive

Thursday, August 19, 2004
1:00-3:00pm Eastern

Blanca Kling: Montgomery County Police, Maryland

Sue Parry, PhD: NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Susan Vaughn: National Association of State Head Injury Administrators

 Working with Medical Professionals to Enhance and Support PATBI Advocacy and Education Efforts

Wednesday, August 04, 2004
1:00-3:00pm Eastern

Elizabeth Priaulx

Doctor Warren Lux

Brian Hartman

Julia Freeman Walport

Amy Messner

Kenneth Currier 

Brain Injury Association of America Public Awareness Webcast

Monday, August 25, 2003
2:00-3:00pm Eastern

Geoffrey Lauer, Director of Affiliate Relations, Brain Injury Association of America

Catherine Sebold, Communications Specialist, Brain Injury Association of America

Allan Bergman, President, Brain Injury Association of America

Gary Mueller, Creative Director, SERVE Marketing 

TBI & Substance Abuse

Thursday, June 19, 2003

John D. Corrigan, PhD

Frank Sparadeo, PhD

Robert Ferris, LSW 

TBI Product Development Committee

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Rebecca Zeltinger, TBI Technical Assistance Center 

TBI & Housing

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Michael McCarthy, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Susan Vaughn, S.L. Vaughn and Associates

Webcast:Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint of Individuals with TBI (July 2006) Presented by Marty McMorrow (the Mentor Network), Harvey Jacobson, Ph.D and Jane Hudson (NDRN). Sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Federal TBI Program and funded through NDRN's TBI grant.

Webcast: Veterans Health Benefits

Webcast Transcript on Working with Medical Professionals to Enhance PATBI advocacy.Highlights of this webcast include examples of P&A TBI advocacy in New Hampshire and Delaware

2007-2008 Summary of TBI related state legislation, by NASHIA, July 2009.

Examples of the Protection and Advocacy System's Interaction with Veterans

Analysis of Medicaid costs for persons with brain injury residing in MD nursing facilities, by the Hilltop Institute, July 2008

U.S. Housing and Urban Development letter regarding the option of a veterans preference in local Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs.

TBI Fact Sheet 

Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury (Brain Injury Association of America fact sheet - PDF)

FY 2006 Program Report: Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)

A Basic Glossary: Legal Terms for People with Brain Injury

TBI Waivers: Options and Issues

Transcript of Press Conference Call on Institute of Medicine study of TBI program (3/7/2006)

Institute of Medicine study (3/2/2006)

Snapshot of the Legal Concerns of Individuals with Brain Injury: compiled from information collected in a TBI Discussion Guide, distributed by P&As in Nov/Dec 2004.


TBI Fact Sheet From The Family Caregiver Alliance

Social Security and Veterans Benefits; by Susan Prokoff at the Paralyzed Veterans of America

Accommodating Employees with Hidden Disabilities (accommodations that worked plus costs)

Five things you should know when returning to work after a Traumatic Brain Injury

Review of Technical Assistance Available to PATBI staff and Highlights of PATBI Program Initiatives


The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Technical Assistance Center (TAC) offers materials for PATBI staff as well as states running TBI programs, including: guidance on building coalitions and providing culturally competent services; technical assistance related to grant administration; resource materials for families and consumers; public policy updates; materials from HRSA TBI conferences.

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

Brain Injury Association of America (BIA-USA)

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