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Conference on Acquired Brain Injury

Submitted by Peter Head on 15 April 2014 - 6:55pm

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BRAIN INJURY SOCIAL WORK GROUP

The Power of Communication: Obstacles presented by Acquired Brain Injury and How to Overcome Them
Date: Wednesday 11 June 2014
Venue: The Resource Centre, Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

This event will consider communication issues from all angles covering speech and language therapy, social media and online safety, assistive technology and the Mental Capacity Act. Speakers are drawn from clinical, legal, voluntary and public service backgrounds. The day will culminate in a session delivered wholly through EyeGaze by the artist Sarah Ezekiel. An exhibition will run alongside the event enabling attendees to view the latest assistive technology and information from other relevant organisations.

This conference is aimed at all professionals working in the field of acquired brain injury. There are some grant funded places available for those working in the NHS and public sector.

BISWG events have a reputation for quality, relevance and affordability. Accreditation for this event has been applied for by APIL.