Month: October 2018

Domestic Violence and Brain Injury

By Lauren Costello / October 24, 2018 /

What is Brain Injury? An acquired brain injury (ABI) is the result from damage to the brain, which occurs after birth and is not related to a congenital or a degenerative disease. Changes may be short- or long-term potentially leading to disability or challenges participating in the community. A brain injury may be acquired non-traumatically or…

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Voting Information

By Lauren Costello / October 10, 2018 /

Voting Resources For information and question about voting in NC, visit  http://www.accessthevotenc.org/vote/ For self-advocacy tools, information of the Americans with Disabilities act and more, visit https://www.disabilityrightsnc.org/getting-help/self-advocacy-tools/?_resource_topic=voting. For voter aid and accessibility information, visit https://www.ncsbe.gov/voting-accessibility For absentee voting options,  visit https://www.ncsbe.gov/Voting-Options/Absentee-Voting.  For more tools and guidance visit http://www.ncvoterguide.org/. How To Register Registering to vote can be easy! There are…

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Falls Prevention!

By Lauren Costello / October 2, 2018 /

Falls are the leading cause of brain injury in the United States. On top of that, the risk of injury significantly increases after 1, 2, and 3 brain injuries. Balance, strength, impulsivity, and environment all contribute to safety after brain injury. Here are some falls prevention tips you can utilize at home and in the…

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BIANC Camp 2018 Cancelled

By Sandy Pendergraft / October 2, 2018 /

If you were registered for BIANC Camp 2018 (September 14-16, 2018) – BIANC will be refunding your registration fee soon. The next BIANC Camp will be Fall, 2019. More details coming soon!

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