Assisting in creating a better future for for people living with brain injuries and those who care for them.

Announcements

Love Your Brain Yoga – Free

Session Beginning October 12
Hot or Not Yoga
4801 Alameda Blvd NE Suite B, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
info@hotornotyoganm.com
505-600-1469

The FUNdamentals Series 6-week yoga classes is offered to members of the TBI Community and their caregivers for FREE. The series happens 4 times a year–in January, April, July, and October. The next series begins October 12.
Must Pre Register at:  http://www.loveyourbrain.com/yoga/practice

Tuesday, November 13, 1130am
Presentation – Erika Wilson, Manager – Albuquerque 911
During Support Group Meeting
5101 Indian School Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110, East Entrance

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. ET
Joseph Giacino, Ph.D., Douglas Katz, M.D., and John Whyte, M.D., Ph.D., discuss the recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness. These new guidelines were developed in the collaboration of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), and the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
Through a one-hour webinar, the presenters will share the new clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness, including minimally conscious state, posttraumatic vegetative state, and unresponsive wakefulness syndrome.

BIANM Monthly Social Event – November
Movie – TBA – Margot / (505) 328-9448

Integrative Cognitive Rehabilitation TeleECHO clinic

Help build counseling resources for people living with brain injury. Counselors and other health professionals who are interested in learning how to work with individuals living with brain injury in managing cognitive, psychological, and substance use issues can join a group of counselors in the Integrative Cognitive Rehabilitation TeleECHO clinic for free training, case consultation and CME.
2ndand 4thWednesday of each month from 10am to 11-30am at Project ECHO here in Albuquerque or on Zoom.us.
Email: cogrehECHO@salud.unm.edufor more information.
There is a significant need for more professionals trained to provide therapy to people living with brain injury.


Carrie Tingley Hospital – Outpatient – UNMH has opened the Pediatric Concussion Clinic.
An interdisciplinary clinic that includes a pediatrician, physical therapist and rehabilitation psychologist as well as other disciplines and professionals as needed.
The clinic currently meets on the 3rd Monday afternoon of each month.  To get more information or schedule an appointment call (505) 272-7464.