HABI Conference 2021

Creating Life after Brain Injury:
The Role of Purpose and Resilience

Welcome to the Hope After Brain Injury 2021 Virtual Conference. Our speakers will share their knowledge and experiences, and together, we will find purpose through resiliency and social connectedness. For questions or more information, please contact Hope After Brain Injury.



Patti Foster, TBI Survivor and Author

Patti is an urgent advocate of brain injury. She serves as Vice President of Hope After Brain Injury, is a member of the Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council and is Chairperson of the Services and Supports Committee. Patti is also a member of the North Texas TBI Model System Advisory Council, serves on the Brain Injury Association of America -Texas Division Strategic Planning Committee, and travels often as a speaker for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Patti leans into life as an inspirational communicator and voice-over actor and strives to live her motto: M.A.D. Now! (Make A Difference Now!)

Welcome & Introduction

Randi Dubiel, DO


Finding Purpose After Brain Injury

Audrey and Julie Self, TBI Survivor and Care Partner


 Resilience and Its Impact on Recovery

Ann Marie Warren, PhD, ABPP


 Healthy Lifestyle Choices after Brain Injury

Simon Driver, PhD


 Sleep and Its Role After Brain Injury

Kathleen Bell, MD


 Social Support and Social Connections

Alyssa Jones, LPC, CRC


 Employment After Brain Injury

Karen Linstrum, PhD, LPC-S, CRC


 Roundtable Discussion

Rosa Blum


 Roundtable Discussion

The Dinsdale Family


Thank You

Thank you for participating in the 2021 Hope After Brain Injury Annual Conference. We hope that some of the topics discussed today will help you or a family member find your purpose in creating a life after brain injury.

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