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American Association for Justice Invitation

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
American Association for Justice 2016 – Tim Titolo I am once again honored to be invited to give a presentation at the 2016 Mid-Year American Association for Justice.  The conference will be in Boca Raton Florida from February 26 to 29, 2016. My topic will be “Inadequate Security Involving Third Party Crime.”  I wish to… Continue Reading

BIAA Brain Injury Conference in November 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
The Tortuous Path to TBI Recovery: Mapping the Punch-Drunkard’s Walk Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Lecture Live Webinar  Tuesday, November 10, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 p.m. (noon) pacific William Kearns, Ph.D., University of South Florida   Those with dementia or traumatic brain injury often walk in ways describable by the statistical “drunkard’s walk”. Using a spatial mapping… Continue Reading

Congress Avoids Government Shutdown

Posted in Age & Alzheimer's Issues, Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
BIAAThe Brain Injury Association of America has asked me to post the below information.  Read on… Congress Avoids Government Shutdown On Wednesday, the House cleared, with a 277-151 vote, a two-month stopgap spending bill (Continuing Resolution-CR) that will avert a government shutdown. Earlier in the day, the Senate passed the measure with a 78-20 vote.… Continue Reading

BIAA Brain Injury Conferences in October 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Persistent Problem in Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Lecture Live Webinar  Wednesday, October 7, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 p.m. (noon) pacific Keith Yeates, Ph.D., University of Calgary, and H. Gerry Taylor, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University In this webinar, our presenters will summarize the natural history, determinants, and functional significance of… Continue Reading

BIAA Brain Injury Conferences in September 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Uncategorized
Implementing Brain Injury Services for School-Aged Children David Strauss Memorial Clinical Webinar  Tuesday, September 15, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 p.m. (noon) pacific Cindy Pahr, M.Ed., CBIST, San Diego Unified School District and EduCLIME, L.L.C.   Implementing services for school-aged children with brain injuries can be challenging. Through this webinar, attendees will learn about the flow… Continue Reading

Upcoming Brain Injury Conferences

Posted in Books, Articles, and Literature, Brain Injury News and Event Update, Publications, Resources, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
I am attending the Traumatic Brain Injury Annual Conference with the American Association of Justice next month in Montreal.  The American Association for Justice is a group of dedicated lawyers fighting for consumers and injured people.  The Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group is a specialty subset of the American Association for Justice.  These lawyers represent… Continue Reading

Brain Injury Association Legislative Update July 2015

Posted in Age & Alzheimer's Issues, Books, Articles, and Literature, Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Soldiers, Veterans and Military Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Uncategorized
Hearing Held on Social Security Disability System This week, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing to debate an overhaul of the bankrupt Social Security Disability System. Lawmakers are looking to amend the system to encourage work. Experts testified the system is overly complicated, promotes fear among beneficiaries, and creates disincentives to return… Continue Reading

BIAA Brain Injury Conferences in August 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Fatigue After Brain Injury BIAA Caregiver Webinar Thursday, August 6, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 (noon) pacific Michelle Ranae Wild, Co-Director, Coastline Community College ABI Program   Fatigue can be challenging to manage after a brain injury and can impact many day-to-day tasks. What are the common ways it affects people with brain injury? What are… Continue Reading

Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain
Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) David Strauss Memorial Clinical Webinar Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 p.m. (noon) pacific Lori Penatzer, Pharm D, Senior Medical Science Liaison with Avanir Pharmaceuticals   People with PBA experience episodes of uncontrollable laughing or crying that do not correspond to the way they way they are feeling. Lori Penatzer,… Continue Reading

Research Reveals Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Reduced From Brain’s Ability To Heal Itself

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Personal Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Lipids The Cure for Traumatic Brain Injury? In an extensive opinion piece recently published online on Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, researchers make the case for pioneering work underway seeking to understand and repair brain function at the molecular level. Also known as TBI, traumatic brain injury most commonly results from a sudden, violent blow to… Continue Reading

Brain Injury Association of American Legislative Update Feb 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
The Brain Injury Association of America asked me to post this legislative update here. February 27, 2015 Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill Please join the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, chaired by Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney (R-Fla.), and the Brain Injury Association of America for Brain Injury Awareness Day… Continue Reading

13th Pacific Northwest Regional Brain Injury Conference 2015

Posted in Age & Alzheimer's Issues, Books, Articles, and Literature, Brain Injury News and Event Update
The sponsors of the 13th Pacific Northwest Regional Brain Injury Conference 2015 sponsors asked me to remind everyone of the upcoming conference.   March 12Pre-ConferenceManaging Challenging Behaviors  Conference March 13-14, 2015 From 8am to 5pm   Reception & Dinner The Music Within Us Friday, March 13, 5:30 to 10 pm     Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel… Continue Reading

NABIS 28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury

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NABIS has asked me to post this announcement for the 28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury. This is a premier annual event designed to educate advocates of those suffering traumatic brain injury.  Both a legal conference and medical conference are presented.  Check it out. Co-Chairs Kenneth Kolpan and Simon Forgette, leaders in… Continue Reading

Brain Injury Association Of America Legislative Update December 2014

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Car Accident Attorney, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Las Vegas Truck Accident Attorney, Las Vegas Wrongful Death Attorney, Personal Injury, Soldiers, Veterans and Military Issues, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) asked me to share this Legislative Update for December 2014. Congress returned from the Thanksgiving holiday this week to address a number of pending issues, including appropriations to keep the federal government running past Dec. 11, when the current Continuing Resolution (CR) funding government ends. Also on their… Continue Reading

BIAA Sept 2014 Update

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
The Brain Injury Association of America has requested that I pass along the following Legislative Update. TBI Act Reauthorization The United States Senate planned to pass TBI Act Reauthorization this week but further action on the bill will be taken in September. BIAA thanks Sens. Harkin (D-Iowa), Alexander (R-TN), Hatch (R-UT) and Casey (D-PA) for… Continue Reading

AAJ Baltimore 2014

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Car Accident Attorney, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Las Vegas Motorcycle Attorney, Las Vegas Negligent or Inadequate Security Attorney, Las Vegas Truck Accident Attorney, Las Vegas Wrongful Death Attorney, Personal Injury, Resources, Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
I was honored to accept an invitation to make a presentation at this week’s American Association of Justice Annual Convention.  My presentation was on Hotel Security Trends.  The American Association of Justice is the largest grouping of consumer attorneys in the country.  This year’s convention was in Baltimore at the Convention Center. I am also… Continue Reading

Brain Injury Association of America Legislative Update June 2014

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The Brain Injury Association of America notes the following legislative updates: Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Act of 2014 Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Congressman Butterfield (D-NC) introduced H.R. 4755, “Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Act of 2014” on May 29, 2014.The bill allows Inpatient Rehab Facilities (IRFs) to count recreational therapy services toward satisfaction… Continue Reading

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
My friend, Gavin Atwood, asked me to share this event with my readers.  I have known Gavin for several years and am familiar with his work at the Colorado Brain Injury Alliance. Space is Limited! Pueblo Conference Presenters  Government Resources & Caregiver Support – Bill Levis, family member ABC’s of Behavior Management – Cheryl Catsoulis,… Continue Reading

The Crash Reel

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
The Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon has asked me to forward the event below to my readers.  I have participated and taught in programs for this group previously and recommend this event.    The Crash Reel Crash Reel: The Ride of a Lifetime RESERVE TICKETS Crash Reel:  The Ride of a Lifetime The Kevin Pearce… Continue Reading

Craig Hospital Award

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
Craig Hospital again made the News. Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated nearly 30,000 patients with SCI and TBI… Continue Reading