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Our thanks to our valued Corporate Members:  

Copley Roth & Wilson, LLC

Kansas City Vision Performance Center

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

McCollum & Griggs, LLC

Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital

Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital

Minds Matter



Pate Rehabilitation

QLI, Inc.

Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park

Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City

Select Specialty Hospital Kansas City

Sunflower State Health Plan

Therapy Services

The Dream Works

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 8th annual conference for professionals who work with people following a brain injury will take place March 30-31, 2016 at the BEST Conference Center on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS. Up to 14 Continuing Education Units will be offered.

Current trends, research and therapy techniques will be discussed, including personal stories form survivors. .   

Keynote speakers include David Demarest, Ph.D, Randolph Nudo, Ph.D  and Tina Trudel, Ph.D.

The Gary Berger Memorial Lecture, underwritten by Menorah Medical Center, will be given by Brad Steinle, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Steinle will discuss, “Traumatic Brain Injury in 2016: How Much Therapy Is Enough?”

Please view our brochure here. To register online, please click here. You may also register by sending a check to our office or by calling 913-754-8883, x1 with your credit card information. 

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 2016, 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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