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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200 Roseville, MN 55113-3830
Phone: 612-378-2742
Toll Free: 1-800-669-6442
Fax: 612-378-2789
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2018 Consumer and Family Conference

Consumer and Family Conference
Journey to Wellness: Body. Balance. Being.
Saturday, June 2
1 to 4 p.m.
New Life Presbyterian Church
965 Larpenteur Ave W, Roseville, Minnesota

This free conference is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family members and loved ones to participate in workshops and sessions that focus on innovations in the world of brain injury care, therapy and rehabilitation.

Event Schedule

  • 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. – Attendee Registration, time with vendors
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. – Public Policy Updates
    Public Policy Department, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. – Consumer Rights
    Peter Barry – Consumer Rights Lawyer - Barry & Helwig, LLC
    Minneapolis consumer rights lawyer Pete Barry will present issues involving debt collection harassment and credit reporting problems that TBI patients and their families may face following a serious brain injury. There will be a 15-minute question and answer at the end of this session to help answer any questions.

  • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. – Break and Time with Vendors
  • 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. – Going or Returning to College after a Brain Injury
    Mark Gallagher
    Following a severe brainstem injury in 1972, Mark’s hospital discharge papers read: White male, not expected to make significant recovery. After years of struggle to become normal again, Mark returned to college, graduated, and became Associate Editor of a local newspaper. In Churchill's words, 'Never, never, never give up.'

There is no cost for this conference. To register, please call our offices at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 by May 23. Any requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by May 15.

Presented with support from Hennepin Healthcare.