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  • TBI Conference Scholarships

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    It's that time of the year again! The West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities Traumatic Brain Injury Services Program is honored to offer the following opportunities for a student and a person with a traumatic brain injury to attend the 30th Annual State of the States in Head Injury Meeting: Moving with the Times: 30 Years in Brain Injury Service and Delivery that will be held on September 23-26, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.   Student Opportunity: (1) opportunity for a undergraduate or graduate level student in therapy, psychology or public health studies in West Virginia to The individual selected will have the opportunity to represent West Virginia along with other TBI stakeholders in this annual educational and networking opportunity. The individual will have his/her travel, conference registration, lodging and per diem costs covered. You can find the application at the link below. Applications are due NO LATER than August 10th, 2019.   Person with a traumatic brain injury opportunity: (1) opportunity for a West Virginia resident who has been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury to be selected and attend to represent West Virginia along with other TBI stakeholders in this annual educational and networking opportunity. The individual will have his/her travel, conference registration, lodging and per diem costs covered. You can find the application at the link below.   Applications are due NO LATER than August 10th, 2019.

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  • DreamCatchers Music Therapy Spring Performance

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Join us in Upside Down Town where everything is just the way we like it – backwards, sideways, topsy turned! Our journey begins in the city of Jonesville and follows two princes. Along the way they meet some characters who begin to change their minds about what is right and what is wrong. Soon, the people from Jonesville uncover the beauty behind being different and having the courage to be themselves.

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  • Free WVU fall prevention research study seeks participants ages 55 and older

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    Adults ages 55 and older in Monongalia and surrounding counties may be eligible to participate in a free fall-prevention study aimed at improving balance, strength, and flexibility through exercise that uses Tai Chi movements.

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  • WVABLE Community Awareness and Information Event

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    Join the State Treasurer’s Office and WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities on April 5, 2019 for a WVABLE Community Awareness and Information Event. The WVABLE, or Achieving a Better Life Experience Program, allows qualified individuals with disabilities to open a tax-advantaged savings account without the risk of losing resource-based benefits such as social security income, Medicaid, and Title XIX Waivers. 

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