The University of Scranton, Ohio, will host the 11th Annual Northeastern US Conference on disABILITY September 27, reports a recent news release. The conference, titled, “Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meeting of the Minds—The Person, the People in their Lives, and the Professionals,” will be held in the school’s Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center.

The University of Scranton adds that the mission of the Conference on disABILITY centers on positively influencing the quality of life and wellness of individuals and families living with disabilities by promoting the foundational principles of individualization, self-determination, productivity, employment, independence, and full participation in community life. 

According the conference’s brochure, Susan H. Connors, president and CEO of the Brain Injury Association of America, is slated to deliver the event’s opening keynote address. The brochure notes that additional keynote speakers for the event have yet to be determined. Multiple concurrent sessions are scheduled for presentation, these sessions include “BrainSTEPS School Teams,” “Disability Rights and Advocacy,” “Physiology of Traumatic Brain Injury,” and “TBI: A Legal Perspective.”

For more information and to register for the conference, click here.

Source: University of Scranton