19th Annual Brain Injury Survivor Conference
Moving Forward, Living our Strategies
Monday, June 20 to Monday, July 4, 2022
This year, the 19th Annual Brain Injury Survivor Conference is taking place virtually. We hope you’ll join us for a more accessible and flexible conference experience. Conference presentations can be viewed at your convenience between Monday, June 20 and Monday, July 4.
There’s no registration fee. You can register anytime between now and July 4.
We’ll be streaming the conference over a platform called PheedLoop. You’ll receive a link when you register.
The Success of Finding Special Needs Services
Speaker: Ruth Wilcock, CEO, Ontario Brain Injury Association
Mental Health Tips for Brain Injury
Speaker: Michelle Gagnier, Social Worker (MSW RSW) and Survivor, Gibson and Associates
Becoming Me Again
Speaker: Julia Tilson, Brain Injury Survivor
Julia Tilson is a two-time brain bleed survivor. Since her second bleed in 2020, she has focused her energy on her passion to become a published author.
Moving Forward and Being Patient with Communication
Speaker: Mark Koning, Brain Injury Survivor
Mark’s experience as a survivor from an early childhood injury, as well as a caregiver, mentor, past presenter and writer, lends to his credibility as a true brain injury advocate. His goal is to share, inspire and grow, with others and himself.
From That to This
Speaker: Judy Carter, Brain Injury Survivor, Brain injury Services Muskoka Simcoe
Speaker: Jason Patterson, Brain Injury Survivor since childhood
Jason will discuss the ways that programming and photography have taught him life lessons and happiness.
Hope and Gratefulness - Life After Brain Injury Complications
Speaker: Emily Kwan, Brain Injury Survivor
Additional presentations and speakers to come!
Questions? Please contact Sophie Burke, Rehabilitation Services Coordinator at March of Dimes Canada at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-773-7758, ext. 6265 or Toll-Free: 1-800-567-0315