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Team Luke Hope for Minds Hosts Annual Pediatric Brain Injury Conference

AUSTIN, TX / AGILITYPR.NEWS / August 07, 2023 / Team Luke Hope for Minds, a leading advocate for brain injury awareness and support, is delighted to announce the highly anticipated Making Connections Pediatric Brain Injury Conference & Resource Fair presented by partner and sponsor NeuroSolutions Center of Austin. This annual event, now in its 7th year, is dedicated to advancing knowledge, fostering dialogue, and empowering individuals affected by brain injuries and their families.

The Making Connections Conference will take place Sept. 29 & 30 at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin, TX. The event promises to be a groundbreaking opportunity for healthcare professionals, researchers, caregivers, survivors, and advocates to come together and exchange insights on the latest developments in brain injury research, treatment, and rehabilitation.

This year's conference underscores the importance of raising public consciousness about brain injuries and the critical role of support networks in the healing journey. Participants can expect a comprehensive program that includes:

  1. Expert Presenters: Esteemed neurologists, researchers, and rehabilitation specialists from around the world will deliver presentations, shedding light on cutting-edge research, innovative therapies, and best practices in brain injury management.
  2. Specialized Workshops: Interactive workshops will offer practical knowledge and skills for healthcare professionals and caregivers, focusing on various aspects of brain injury care, from early intervention to long-term rehabilitation, advocacy, family support and more.
  3. Survivor and Caregiver Perspectives: The conference will provide a platform for brain injury survivors and their caregivers to share their stories and experiences, fostering a deeper understanding of the challenges they face and the resources needed for optimal recovery.
  4. Networking Opportunities: Attendees will have ample opportunities to network with like-minded individuals, experts and resource providers, forming valuable connections within the brain injury community. This collaboration aims to strengthen support systems and facilitate the exchange of ideas.
  5. Exhibitor Showcases: Leading companies and organizations in the field of brain injury care and support will showcase their latest products and services, providing participants with access to innovative solutions and resources.

"We are thrilled to host the Making Connections Conference, bringing together experts, survivors, and caregivers to explore advancements in brain injury treatment and support," said Ronda Johnson, Team Luke Hope for Minds Director of Family Services. "Our desire is to promote a deeper understanding of brain injuries and to foster a compassionate and informed community that can effectively assist those on their road to recovery."

The Making Connections Conference is open to all individuals with an interest in brain injury care, including healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, caregivers, and community members. Attendees will gain valuable insights, connect with industry leaders, and contribute to the collective effort to improve brain injury outcomes.

For registration and more information about the Making Connections Conference, please visit www.teamlukehopeforminds.org/conference or contact Emily Parks at (512) 791-6612 or emily@teamlukehopeforminds.org.

About Us

Our mission is to enrich the lives of children with a brain injury and give hope to their families through support and education. At the heart of our services is the conviction that the health and well-being of these children can improve over time if families have access to educational materials, therapeutic services, and adaptive equipment for their children. We also believe that families can gain strength by connecting with one other. Visit www.teamlukehopeforminds.org for more information.


Emily Parks

Director of Public Relations and Fundraising


Phone: 15127916612