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JULY 5 - 8, 2017

Surround yourself with people who get it, learn from experts, and form lifelong bonds. This year’s event will be held at the spectacular Hilton Orlando resort, with two temperature-controlled pools, lazy river, whirlpool, a winding water slide, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, an inexpensive trolley ride away from International Drive‘s shopping, attractions, and dining experiences, including SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort, and a 7-mile shuttle ride away from DisneyWorldEpcot, and other area attractions! For more information, including registration, see the General Information tab below.

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Thursday, July 6 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Brain 101

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What is a corticospinal tract? What are the various functions of different parts of the brain? What are the connections that everyone talks about? What do all these medical terms mean? This introductory session will give you a quick rundown of the various concepts and terms you'll need to know in many subsequent sessions of this conference. A great primer for new families. Includes a quick recap of some prior conference sessions. Presented by parents, for parents, in a non-intimidating environment.

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Monika Jones, JD

President, The Brain Recovery Project
Monika Jones serves as Program Chair and is CEO and Board Chair of The Brain Recovery Project, where she served as the principal investigator for the NIH research conference grant for the 2014 International Workshop on Brain Plasticity, Hemispheric Specialization, and Neuro-rehabilitation After Cerebral Hemispherectomy. In additional to her work with The Brain Recovery Project, she is an active member of the Council of Parent and Attorney... Read More →

Thursday July 6, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Florida Ballroom 4
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