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Children and Youth with TBI: Challenges and Promising Practices
Event Type:Lecture
Location:Mather Hall Rittenberg Lounge
 
Thursday, February 28, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Sarah A Raskin
(860)297-2342
Department:Neuroscience
Ann Glang, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow/Research Professor
Center on Brain Injury Research and Training; Research Scientist
Oregon Center for Applied Sciences
 
Ann Glang, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow/Research Professor at the Teaching Research Institute (TRI). Dr. Glang began her career as a researcher in 1987 after receiving her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Oregon. Combining her interests in Special Education with her commitment to the principles of effective instruction, Dr. Glang has designed and studied interventions developing effective strategies to help teachers and families support children and adolescents with brain injuries. As the parent of a child with physical disabilities, Dr. Glang brings the unique perspectives of researcher, educator, and parent to her work. Since 1987, Dr. Glang has secured and directed or co-directed nearly 30 federally funded research projects focused on individuals with TBI, including both descriptive and intervention research projects. Dr. Glang has published numerous articles in refereed journals, edited two books on her work with children with TBI, and co-authored five manuals for educators serving children with TBI. In addition to her work at TRI, Dr. Glang is a Principal Investigator at the Oregon Center for Applied Science (ORCAS). Dr. Glang has led the development of a range of SBIR-funded health education programs, including Brain Injury Partners, http://free.braininjurypartners.com/ an intervention to train family members of children with TBI in advocacy skills, and ACTive http://activecoach.orcasinc.com/ a concussion education program for youth sports coaches.
 
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