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Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital

Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital

Minds Matter



QLI, Inc.

Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park

Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City

Select Specialty Hospital Kansas City

Sunflower State Health Plan

Therapy Services

Via Christi Health, Wichita



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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 7th annual conference for professionals who work with people following a brain injury will take place March 26-27, 2015 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. This year’s conference focuses on updates in the Acute Care of TBI and will offer special tracks in pediatrics and home & community based services.   

The Keynote address, Advances in Acute Neurorehabilitation following Traumatic Brain Injury, will be presented by Alan Weintraub MD, Medical Director, Brain Injury Program, Craig Rehabilitation Hospital.  

The Gary Berger Memorial Lecture, underwritten by Menorah Medical Center, will be given by Dr. Steven Hendler MD, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, HCA Midwest. Dr. Hendler will discuss, “The Interdynamics of Care:  Can Empathy Be Taught?”

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. Brain injury can occur  anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Let’s do our part to honor those whose lives have been impacted by brain injury.

In 2015, you can participate in the Walk for Thought on Memorial Day by registering for the 2K walk as part of the Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury.

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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