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Tuesday, March 17 • 11:45am - 12:00pm
Welcome to Your New Brain: Lessons From Concussion

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Anne Forrest has a Ph.D. in Economics and worked on sustainability policy at a Washington DC think tank. Then a minor auto accident rattled her brain around inside her skull and left her with a concussion/mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). During her journey of recovery from brain injury, she learned how her brain works and her brain’s ability to change. The lessons she learned and the tools she used are useful even for those without an injury. Join Anne as she discusses 10 lessons from her concussion and shares the knowledge and tools she wishes she had before her injury.

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Anne Forrest

Speaker/Blogger/Advocate, A Plastic Brain
Anne Forrest, Ph.D., is an international speaker and advocate for survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury. Anne worked as a Sr. Economist at the Environmental Law Institute, a Washington DC think tank, until sustaining a concussion in a car accident. Anne has helped other brain injury... Read More →

Tuesday March 17, 2015 11:45am - 12:00pm
ACC Ballroom B Austin Convention Center

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