35th Annual Professional Seminar
Making New Connections Following Brain Injury
Thursday, May 18, 2017
iPlay America Event Center
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ

The overall objective of this seminar is to provide an educational opportunity to professionals working with individuals affected by brain injury through workshops related to research, clinical innovations and strategies, rehabilitation, and advocacy.

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2017 Annual Seminar for Professionals Presentations

Keynote Address: Health and Neurodegeneration: A Continuum of Aging
Presented by Kristen Dams-O’Connor, PhD

Home and Community Based Treatments
Presented by Ann Marie McLaughlin, PhD and Steven Holefelder, OTR/L

Behaviors: Challenging for the Patient, Challenging for the Team
Presented by Jay Gordon, PhD and Kristen Schreier MA CCC-SLP, CBIST

Autonomic Dysfunction After Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Brian Greenwald, MD

Smartphone-Based Research for Individuals with Brain Injury
Presented by Stephen Hampton, MD

Brain Injury in the Corrections System: Implications of Misdiagnosis or Underdiagnosis
Presented by Drew Nagele, PsyD, CBIST

Relationships and Sexuality after Brain Injury
Presented by Ann Marie McLaughlin, PhD

Traumatic Brain Injury: Re-integrating Vision, Hearing, Speech and Balance
Presented by S. Moshe Roth, OD, FCOVD

Substance Abuse After Brain Injury: A Toxic Mix
Presented by Scott Peters, MS, OTR/L

The Process for Becoming Eligible for Medicaid
Presented by Tom Grady, MPA, DTM

Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)
Presented by Horizon NJ Health

Maximizing Communication: Strategies, Techniques and Technology
Presented by Pamela Tamulevicius, MSR, CCC-SLP

Traumatic Brain Injury Patients and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Presented by David Glazer, MD

Length of Stay and Functional Outcomes in the ABI Population- 10 Year Retrospective Study
Presented by Kristina Lagzdnis, PT, DPT, CSRS, CBIS

Working Around the System: The Experience of Professionals Working in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Presented by Gillian Murray, DSW, LSW, CBIS

Awards and Recognition

Each year the Alliance recognizes outstanding individuals for their dedication to our mission through their professional contributions, personal achievements, strength of character, and relentless work to support our constituency.

Click here to view past award recipients.

Special thanks to our Sponsors:


Keynote Sponsor



Lunch Sponsor


Breakfast Sponsors


Afternoon Break Sponsor

Thank you to our Corporate Circle Partners, without whom events like these would not be possible.