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Making Cards and Art at HeadStrong & BEST’s Gratitude Party
Join HeadStrong for our 2017 Outings & Adventures!
Register for HeadStrong “Conflict Resolution” Trainings at Seattle Brainworks
Seattle BrainWorks is hosting HeadStrong “Conflict Resolution” Trainings!
Register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or online: http://conflictresolutionsbw.eventzilla.net/web/event….
Friday, August 12, 10:00 am to Noon: “Conflict Resolution #1
Friday, August 19, 10:00 am to Noon: “Conflict Resolution #2
All trainings are held at Seattle BrainWorks at Provail
12700 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle WA 98133
In Conflict Resolution, we explore a critical issue after brain injury – how to transform conflict into opportunities for building trust. We start with skills in choosing and supporting successful behaviors to reduce conflicts. We explore self-monitoring and self-calming practices and learn a variety of communication tools that help build trust during difficult moments. We provide training materials and handouts to use in your home and/or work setting.
Save the Date for Weirdstock 2016 – Coming August 26th!
Free Neuromovement Clinic for Children coming July 10 & August 6!
Save the Date for Outdoors for All Ski Ball Gala Auction – October 22
HeadStrong is proud to be a community partners with Outdoors for All!
June 30th is the Deadline for BIAWA Academic Scholarships
The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA) Academic Scholarships
Click here for more information.
|Lisa Hansen-Yarussi Western Washington Annual Scholarship
In honor of Lisa Hansen-Yarussi who fought bravely a 15 year battle with a rare neurodegenerative brain disease we are honored to offer the Lisa Hansen-Yarussi Western Washington Annual Scholarship this year. An undergraduate student or students or students studying in Washington with Brain Injury will be awarded a scholarship in memory of Lisa’s life. This is a one-time only scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for a full time student or students (pro-rated for part time students based on credit load) paid to the institution on behalf of the students after acceptance into accredited vocational, technical school, college or university.Eastern Washington Student Scholarship
Each year a full time student, or part time students, studying in Eastern Washington will be selected to receive this scholarship. This is a one-time only scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for a full time student or students (pro-rated for part time students based on credit load) paid to the institution on behalf of the students after acceptance into accredited vocational, technical school, college or university.
Higher Education/Professional Scholarship
|Deadline – June 30th, 2016:
Applicants must submit an application with attachments postmarked no later than June 30th, 2016 for consideration for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarship recipients will be notified within 60 days of this deadline. Only the recipients will be notified. Incomplete applications will not be considered.Attachments Check List:
□ Verification of brain injury for applicants to the “Lisa Hansen-Yarussi Western Washington Annual Scholarship” and the “Eastern Washington Student Scholarship” (Verification of brain injury can be in the form of medical records or a vouching from the BIAWA staff, board members, or support group facilitator).
□ Verification of Brain Injury as area of educational interest for “Higher Education/Professional Scholarship”
□ Proof of acceptance/enrollment
□ Applicant’s most recent academic transcript □ One letter of recommendation from a colleague, educator or supervisor
Scholarship deadline is June 30th 2016. This is a one-time scholarship. Recipient will not receive multiple awards. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of funds available and applicant eligibility. The BIAWA will not discriminate regardless of ability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or religion. Recipients are selected through an application process. Recipients may only use the scholarships to attend an accredited vocational, technical school, college or university. All scholarships are paid to the institution on behalf of the student and are paid in full for the fall quarter.
BIAWA reserves the right to distribute The Scholarship between multiple eligible applicants.
Call the Brain Injury Association of Washington at 877-982-4292 to find out about Academic Scholarships.
BIAWA’s Annual Art Show Opens June 23
Join BIAWA for their 8th Annual Art Show! Opening night is June 23 and runs through September 2016 at the University of Washington. RSVP Here!
Adaptive Bicycle Day with HeadStrong & Outdoors for All, May 22nd
Join us for Adaptive Bicycle Day with Outdoors for All, Sunday May 22nd!
We had a blast last year’s event with so many different types of bicycles to fit every accessibility need. Bring the whole family for a day of riding, picnic lunch and fun at Magnuson Park!
RSVP to Desiree at email@example.com