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Acquired brain injury research in Ireland: current trends and future horizons

ABI Ireland hosted this seminar showcase ABI research in Ireland on the 18th of May 2018.

You can download the speakers presentations below.

Session 1:

Current trends in evidence - adjusting to life and delivering interventions for people with acquired brain injury

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in acquired brain injury. What works for whom?

Dr. Brian Waldron, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Executive functioning goals – how clinicians can support effectiveness

Dr. Lorraine Crawley, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Social identity and acquired brain injury

Dr. Stephen Walsh, Manchester Metropolitan University

A social cure for acquired brain injury?

Prof Orla Muldoon, University of Limerick

Session 2:

Future horizons in brain injury research; where to next?

The role of economics in acquired brain injury

Dr. Dominic Trépel, Trinity College Dublin

Technology and acquired brain injury: Current practice and future directions.

Sharon Leahy, National Rehabilitation Hospital and Claire Johnstone, National Rehabilitation Hospital

Exploring the ethical issues involved in brain injury research

Dr. Fiadhnait O’Keeffe, St. Vincent’s Hospital

About the seminar


ABI Ireland hosted this seminar showcase ABI research in Ireland. The aims of the seminar were to:

  • Increase the profile of ABI research conducted in Ireland.

  • Create opportunities for researchers for dissemination of research findings to key clinicians and other allied health care professionals.

  • Develop a sense of an ABI research community in Ireland and create opportunities for networking and information gathering.

Download the speakers biographies.

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