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The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training Presents

In the Classroom After Concussion:

Best Practices for Student Success

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The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training offers comprehensive, web-based training for classroom teachers.

  • Discover how brain injury differs from other disabilities
  • Create a classroom that supports student success
  • Learn simple, practical strategies to use in your classroom
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564,000 children and adolescents visit emergency rooms for traumatic brain injury every year.
I believe all teachers and teaching staff could benefit from this program.Educator

What We Do

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Advocacy

In 2018, Oregon was one of 10 states awarded a TBI State Partnership Mentor Grant —a cooperative agreement under the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program. This program is funded...
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Family Support

A brain injury can alter life forever, for the person who sustains the injury as well as those in a relationship with that person.  The more you know about brain injury the more confident you will be in your ability to cope with these...
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Research Matters

We provide brief reviews of research literature relevant to educating students with concussions and other brain injuries. These research briefs provide summaries of newly released studies highlighting the key point for easy access....
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TBI Tips

TBI Tips is a monthly infosheet on topics relevant to brain injury. Each issue covers a topic of interest to educators supporting students with brain injury. In recent issues, the infosheet has discussed assistive technology,...
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Recorded Webinars

Access recorded versions of CBIRT’s webinars featuring experts in the field of brain injury including: Gerard Gioia, PhD, Michael Koester, MD, Audrey McKinlay, PhD, David Kracke, JD, Jim Chesnutt, MD, Ryann Watson-Stites, PhD,...
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Participate in Research

Are you interested in participating in a research study? CBIRT researchers are looking for participants to help answer important questions impacting the lives of individuals with TBI and their families. Check back here for open...
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Latest News

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Sep, 10, 2018
Oregon was one of 10 states recently awarded a TBI State Partnership Mentor Grant —a cooperative agr...
David Kracke
Sep, 10, 2018
The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) at the University of Oregon is pleased to a...
New Oregon TBI Team members
Nov, 15, 2017
Melissa McCart, DEd, Project Coordinator for the Oregon TBI Education Team, held a training for new...

At a Glance

Mission

CBIRT was established at the UO in 2013 as a center whose primary mission is research and training in evidence-based supports for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Research

CBIRT’s research in childhood brain injury has included studies examining school-delivered academic and social support interventions and validated practices from the field of special education that are applicable for students with TBI.

Training

A major focus of CBIRT’s work has been in professional development for educators who work with students with TBI. Lack of awareness contributes to many of the challenges of serving students with TBI.

Reach

CBIRT is viewed nationally and internationally as a respected source for information, resources, and evidence-based practices on brain injury for researchers, educators, families, and individuals with TBI.

Events

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September 2019

Issues in Special Education Law related to Traumatic Brain Injury and Case Studies | Perry Zirkel, Ph.D.

This is an in-person training. Perry A. Zirkel is university professor of education and law at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, where he formerly was dean of the College of Education and more recently held the Iacocca Chair in Education for its five-year term.  He has a Ph.D. in Educationa...

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October 2019

Brain Injury and Co-Occurring Disorders Webinar Series - Featuring John D. Corrigan, PhD & Carolyn Lemsky, PhD

Free Webinar Series Please join us for a 3-part series of 1-hour presentations.   Click here to register.  Intended Audience: Service Providers (e.g. behavioral health clinicians, case managers, resource coordinators, rehabilitation professionals, program directors) Professi...

Testimonials

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