Annual Conference


Making Connections for Brain Healing & Health
Annual Brain Injury Awareness Conference

Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:45 am to 2:45 pm
(Zoom doors open at 8:00 am)

Highlights will include:

Preconference:  8:05 am to 8:40 am.

Yoga as Therapy
Betsy Toensmeier, BUS, Certified Love Your Brain Yoga Teacher and Certified Love Your Brain Yoga Facilitator

Welcome and Presentations:  8:45 am to 2:45 pm

Keynote:  My Journey of Social Reintegration
Christopher Love, CESP

Past, Present, and Future: Navigating the Journey to High Quality, Equitable Brain Injury Care in New Mexico
W. Austin Davis, MD, New Mexico’s new board-certified brain injury medicine doctor

Troubling-Shooting Chronic Brain Injury Symptoms
Katie Pierce, DPT (Doctor of Physical therapy)

Return to Work and Driving after Brain Injury
Christopher Love, Certified Employment
Support Professional (CESP)

Body Wisdom:  A personal source of hope, healing, and inspiration after a brain injury.
Joanne Rossi, MA, LPCC  (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor)

Troubling-Shooting Chronic Brain Injury Symptoms – Bring Your Questions and Get Answers
Katie Pierce, DPT and Mark Pedrotty, Ph.D. (Rehabilitation Psychologist)

Managing “Hitting the Cognitive Wall”
Mark Pedrotty, Ph.D.

Experiences of Caregivers/Care Partners of Persons with Brain Injury
Honey Hubbard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Speech Therapist)

Keeping Your Brain Healthy After Brain Injury
Barbara Koltuska-Haskin, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)

Screening for Brain Injury using the “HELPS Brain Injury Screening Tool”
Margot Feldvebel, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We will also email reminders 14, 7, and 2 days before.
We will resend your link to join the meeting on the morning of Nov. 12th.

Help with Registration
If you need help with registration, please call 505-292-7414, and we will be happy to help you get registered. On the day of the conference, you can join Zoom on your tablet, smartphone, or computer.

Dial in by Phone if You Wish
Or . . . if you prefer, you can call dial in on any phone and listen.
In your registration confirmation email, you will be provided with phone numbers, and you may choose one to call in.

You can come and go and take breaks as you need them.

We’ll keep you posted by email about new speakers and developments and send the schedule to you when it’s completed.