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BINA Stroke and Brain Injury Expo to Take Place this Evening in Flatbush

New PictureThe second annual Stroke and Brain Injury Expo, the only event of its kind in Brooklyn, will take place this evening from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Canal Jean Building, 2236 Nostrand Avenue between Avenues H and I in Brooklyn. Sponsored by BINA Stroke & Brain Injury Assistance, the Expo is an informative and “hands-on” educational event for brain injury survivors and their caregivers, as well as individuals dealing with other disabilities, who wish to learn about a wide range of services and rehabilitation options.

This evening, take advantage of an unmatched opportunity to meet leaders of the brain injury and rehabilitation world at the BINA Expo. Vendors will include rehab specialists from world-renowned adult and pediatric facilities, physical and occupational therapists, brain injury litigation and elder law attorneys, Medicaid facilitators, home care agency directors, home accessibility experts, and much more all coming together in Brooklyn for the first time to exhibit at this unique event.   An instructor from an adaptive driving school for the disabled will be on site with a modified car, and a vehicle mobility company will also display a wheelchair accessible van.

This year’s Expo will feature a special section for researchers and investigators from leading facilities who will be available to answer your questions regarding current clinical trials and cutting-edge research on the latest technologies, therapies and treatments in the world of neuro-rehabilitation. Be prepared to gain a wealth of vital information for both adults and children traveling on the road to rehabilitation following an acquired brain injury.

A highlight of the evening will be a presentation at 7:30 p.m. by well-known attorney Harry Rothenberg, Esq. of The Rothenberg Law Firm, on the topic, “The Challenge of Brain Injury: A Journey for the Entire Family.” Mr. Rothenberg is an expert in traumatic brain injury litigation and a popular lecturer, known for his lively and humorous online segments on the weekly parshah.

Admission is free and the hall is wheelchair accessible. Plentiful parking will be available (use the Target parking lot across the street if the Canal Jean lot is full). Light refreshments will be served; sandwiches and salads will be available for sale.

The only Jewish organization of its kind, BINA provides critical services including rehabilitation referrals, case management, crisis intervention and caregiver support, and educational events to thousands of stroke and brain injury survivors of all ages and their families in the United States, Canada, Israel and Europe who are struggling to navigate the complex and overwhelming world of brain injury rehabilitation.

Brain injuries resulting from car accidents, falls, strokes, brain tumors and other neurological conditions can affect every function: walking, speech, memory, behavior, swallowing…the ripple effects on every member of the family are enormous and life-altering. BINA can be contacted at 718-645-6400 or [email protected].

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