Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
December 27, 2017

In this issue:

Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.

Brain Injury Basics
Adjustment to Brain Injury: January 25, 2018
Caregiving: February 22, 2018

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.

Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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End-of-Year Giving
Support the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance with your year-end charitable contribution. Without you, we will not be able to:
• offer needed educational information to caregivers of older adults;
• fit and give away bicycle helmets to those in need;
• provide lifesaving stroke and falls prevention education to older adults; and
• train and identify speaking opportunities for our Speakers Bureau participants to share their stories in the community.

Please donate what you can at www.braininjurymn.org/donate/. We cannot thank you enough.

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Registration for Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium, January 31, 2018
The MN SC/TBI Research Symposium is a little more than a month away and tickets are going fast. If you are interested in learning about new and innovative treatments and rehabilitation efforts for the functional improvement of people with spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, register at https://mn-sci-tbi-research-symposium.eventbrite.com. Tickets and parking are free. For more information, go to www.mnscitbiresearch.com.

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Classified Ad: Supportive Services offered by Accessible Space
In addition to accessible, affordable housing, Accessible Space provides supportive services to adults with physical disabilities, mobility impairments and/or traumatic brain injuries.

ASI currently has short waiting lists at their Assisted Living locations and immediate openings in their Independent Living Skills (ILS) training program and Adult Foster Care (AFC) sites.

Depending on the needs of the individual, ILS services may include:
• Household management
• Problem Solving
• Personal health care management
• Interpersonal relationships management
• Nutritional management
• Safety and self protection
• Time management
• Community orientation & mobility
• Purposeful activity
• Communication
For more information on ILS, contact Jody at 800-466-7722 Ext. 217.

For immediate assistance, fill out ASI's services interest list: Here

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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 6,250 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

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