Assessment of System Needs
from the Perspective of a
Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor - 2018 Research Project

29th Annual
State of the States
in Head Injury Meeting:
Building Bridges
to a Better Future

The West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities Traumatic Brain Injury Services Program is honored to offer one (1) opportunity for a survivor of traumatic brain injury in West Virginia to attend the 29th Annual State of the States in Head Injury Meeting: Building Bridges to a Better Future that will be held on September 24-27, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. The individual selected will have the opportunity to represent West Virginia along with other TBI stakeholders in this annual educational and networking opportunity.

The National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) State of the States (SOS) in Head Injury Meeting, first held in 1990, has the distinction of being the only annual national conference designed to foster communication and professional development among state government brain injury program administrators. Each year, approximately 125 key state and federal government employees, consumers, Brain Injury Association of America chartered affiliates, US Brain Injury Alliance associates and other professionals responsible for administering an array of brain injury prevention, rehabilitation, community integration programs and services, assemble for this conference. The State of the States program offers plenary and workshop sessions on a variety of topics covering emerging federal and state issues and promising practices on service delivery, as well as opportunities for information sharing among participants.

The individual will have his/her travel, conference registration, lodging and per diem costs covered. If registrant is a Survivor, travel for a caregiver/travel companion will be covered if that person plans to share a room with the survivor they are accompanying. Travel for a caregiver will include airfare and per diem costs.

Conference Brochure:

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