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2-day brain-injury workshop slated

The East Tennessee Technology Access Center and Dr. Timothy Urbin, a neuro-psychologist, will present a two-day workshop, “Changing Views of Traumatic Brain Injury.”
The workshop will be held Thursday, March 11, and Friday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education, 300 W. Market St. in Kingsport.
This workshop is for people who have a traumatic brain injury, their families, friends, active and retired military personnel, mental health and vocational rehabilitation counselors, teachers, employers and therapists.
The March 11 program focus will be self-advocacy and employment, assistive technology for those with traumatic brain injuries, disability benefits for employers, and finding family supports.
The March 12 workshop will focus on state-of-the-art approaches of the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury. Six hours of CRCs and CEUs will be provided to professionals for attending March 12 workshop.
No charge to attend; lunch is provided; registration is required by Friday, March 5, by calling ETTAC at (865) 219-0130. The workshop is made possible by a grant through the Tennessee Disability Law and Advocacy Center and the Kingsport Center for Higher Education.