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Training, education and professional development are important parts of BIAKS programming. After all, knowledge is a powerful thing. It is critical that people receive accurate and timely information about brain injury.


Annual Conference for Professionals Beyond Rehab: Succeeding at Life

Our 6th annual conference for professionals who work with people following a brain injury will take place March 27-28, 2014 at the BEST Conference Center on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS. 10 Continuing Education Units will be offered.

Current trends, research and therapy techniques will be discussed, including personal stories form survivors. Keynote speakers include Dr. Lance Trexler, Director, Department of Rehabilitation Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, and Judy Dettmer, Director for the TBI Program at the Colorado Department of Human Services.
Dr. Trexler's research has been focused on interventions for people with brain injury, including pharmacological, rehabilitative and social interventions. 

Ms. Dettmer has worked extensively with adults, children and family members of individuals with brain injury. Her presentation will focus on screening and identification of TBI in the justice system.

Please view our brochure here. To register, please click here.

If you would like to be included on the mailing list for for future conferences, please complete the “Contact Us’ form.


Walk for Thought

Walk For Thought celebrates the accomplishments of individuals affected with brain injuries while raising awareness and funds for the Brain Injury Association of Kansas. All funds raised stay in our state to provide resources, support and information to thousands of survivors and their families.

1 in 10 individuals will be touched by brain injury at some point in their lives. Brain injury can occur  anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Let’s do our part to honor those who have passed or are still on the recovery journey.

Please click here to learn more about this FREE event, how to get an official event t-shirt, or how to be an event sponsor. Please click here to learn about this year's honoree, Sara Voyles. Please click here to register.


Survivor and Family Member Seminars

BIAKS presents two seminars each fall for survivors of brain injury and their family members. These seminars offer opportunities to meet others facing the same hurdles, talk with area service providers and learn more about brain injury. If you would like to be included on the mailing list for these seminars, please complete the “Contact Us’ form. 


Certified Brain Injury Specialist

Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) is a national certification program that establishes best practices for the training of individuals working with this population. Because of the wide variety of unique skills and knowledge required of those who treat persons with brain injury, certification is designed to address specific training issues in brain injury services and to complement other existing credentials.  For information, please visit Academy of Brain Injury Specialists

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