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Aphasia Presentation with Kitti Tong and Tamara Rogers

September 30 @ 1:30 am 2:00 pm

Clients & Caregivers

Kitti Tong, BIS client and brain injury survivor, will share her journey with aphasia. Kitti will discuss her experience, recovery, and her strategies. She will also share tips for communicating with others with aphasia. There will be a Q&A for Kitti and Tamara towards the end of the presentation.

Groups hosted by Brain Injury Services will meet via Zoom. To receive your secure Zoom invitation, you must RSVP to the group coordinator below and sign our Telehealth Agreement.

(703) 451-8881 x306

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Caregiver Fundamentals: Introduction to Journaling

October 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Speaker: Deb Ross, LPC, LJT
Topic: Introduction to Journaling

It is possible to write one’s way to greater ease and well-being. As a Certified Journal Therapist Deb offers private instruction, workshops, online courses and retreats in the art and science of creating and keeping a journal.  Expressive Writing/Journaling is an evidence based practice that has been found to be beneficial when faced with health challenges and life transitions.   Journaling can also contribute to  greater vitality, resilience, creativity and happiness.  

Based on current recommendations of the CDC and local health officials, groups hosted by Brain Injury Services will meet via Zoom.  You must register to attend to receive your secure Zoom invitation.

  • This event is free and open to all caregivers and family of BIS clients.
  • To register, contact Katy Schnitger at 703-451-8881 x 221 or kschnitger@braininjurysvcs.org.

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Special Needs Trust…Part of Your Future Plan

September 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Speaker: Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia

A trust solves some of the problems caregivers worry about as they age.  Learn about special needs trusts (SNT) which are designed to hold and protect financial assets, protect government benefits, and assist with money management.

Register for Free

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Special Needs Trust…Part of Your Future Plan

September 8, 2020 @ 6:00 am 7:00 am

Speaker: Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia

A trust solves some of the problems caregivers worry about as they age.  Learn about special needs trusts (SNT) which are designed to hold and protect financial assets, protect government benefits, and assist with money management.

Based on current recommendations of the CDC and local health officials, groups hosted by Brain Injury Services will meet via Zoom.  You must register to attend to receive your secure Zoom invitation.

Register for Free

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Housing Resources for Fairfax Residents with Disabilities

August 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Speaker: Claudia Vila, Director, Disability Rights & Resources,  Department of Family Services, Fairfax County

This presentation will provide information on housing resources in the area.  It will focus on accessible and affordable housing availability.  It will also highlight the rights and responsibilities of renters with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act.

Register for Free

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Housing Resources for Fairfax Residents with Disabilities

August 11, 2020 @ 6:00 am 7:00 am

Speaker: Claudia Vila, Director, Disability Rights & Resources,  Department of Family Services, Fairfax County

This presentation will provide information on housing resources in the area.  It will focus on accessible and affordable housing availability.  It will also highlight the rights and responsibilities of renters with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act.

Register for Free