webinar Archives - The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey


Webinar: Making the Most of Assistive Technology for People with Brain Injuries

Technology is a valuable tool but it can be challenging to navigate. Through this session you will gain a better understanding of some of the technology that is available to help individuals with brain injuries. We will explore some free features that are built into Apple devices, Windows computers, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Edge. We will also explore some devices that can help with reminders, appointments, misplacing things, online virtual meetings, and organization of paperwork.

About Sally Hagarty:

Sally has a Master’s degree in Special Education, a New Jersey teaching certificate, and has been working in the field of Assistive Technology since 2000. She has had experience teaching students with multiple disabilities, individuals who are blind and visually impaired, adults who are interested in returning to work, and adults who are experiencing difficulties in everyday life due to traumatic brain injuries. In her current position, Sally is working with teachers, students, parents and adults to help adapt technology to their individual needs, and to help teachers and school staff discover adaptations that will best help each student achieve his or her potential.

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Webinar: The Legislative Process and You – What Advocates Need to Know

What Advocates Need to Know

Attendees will learn:

  • To explain the legislative process both in New Jersey Legislature and the United States Congress.
  • To demonstrate how you can define your elected officials in State and Federal government.
  • To offer tips on presenting your concerns, ideas, and/or needs to an elected official.
  • To present case studies of how people have influenced an elected official(s).
  • To list transportation legislation the Alliance monitors.
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Watch with BIANJ: Live Concussion Documentary Screening

In recognition of National Concussion Awareness Day, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey will be livestreaming Bell Ringer: The Invisible Brain Injury on Friday, September 16 starting at 3 PM. Join us to watch this award-winning PBS documentary, which is approximately one hour long and will be streamed live via Zoom. A brief optional discussion will immediately follow.

Seating is limited for this free screening. Reserve your spot today.

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Free Webinar: Back-to-School Update – A Comprehensive Approach to Athlete Brain Health and Concussion

With the start of a new school year, children across New Jersey will be resuming interscholastic sports participation. This webinar will provide an updated overview of the current best practices for diagnosis and management of concussion and post-concussion syndrome with an emphasis on overall athlete brain health. There will be a specific focus on what is most important to understand for school personnel (teachers, coaches, etc.) and parents of youth and high school athletes.
This webinar will be held via Zoom. Click here to register today!
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Free Webinar: Empowering Advocates

The purpose of the webinar is to define the State budget process and how a brain injury advocate can propose funding idea. The objectives of the webinar are to:
  • Provide an overview of the New Jersey State Legislature
  • Ensure that advocates have a basic understanding of the annual budget creation process in the State of New Jersey
  • Empower advocates with knowledge as to how they may  offer funding suggestions to elected officials
  • Communicate case studies of how funding requests have been honored in the past

The webinar will be presented by Tom Grady, MPA, DTM, Director of Advocacy and Public Affairs at the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.

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Free Webinar: Protecting Yourself and Your Family with NJ Auto Insurance

Under NJ law, a person’s rights after a car crash have been preselected by them when they last renewed their car insurance policy. It is essential that you understand your car insurance to protect you and your family. This Webinar will guide you to the right choices when renewing your car insurance policy.

Presenting will be our Board President, Steven Benvenisti, Esq., who is a Partner at the Personal Injury Law Firm of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

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