8th Annual Making Connections Details


Connecting families and providing resources and education for caregivers. Attendees will explore services and products, as well as listen to presentations on a variety of relevant topics from industry specialists.



October 25-26, 2024


Woodlawn Baptist Church

4600 Menchaca Road

Austin, Texas 78745


10/25 – 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

10/26 – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Meals and childcare with fun activities included!*



Treatment of Pediatric Brain Injury with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
By Dr. Paul Harch MD


         -Connecting Through Movement: How the Feldenkrais Method Changes the Narrative
By Erin Finkelstein, GCFP, M.Mus


-A Functional Medicine Approach to Pediatric Brain Injury
By Dr. Emily Gutierrez, DNP, CPNP, CNN, IFMCP


-Mind-Eye Visual Rehabilitation
By Deborah Zelinsky, O.D.


-Music Therapy for the Whole Family
By Nicole White


-SSI – Transitioning Into Adulthood
By Amy Louis, Consultant


-Anat Baniel Method
By Christi Rodakis, ABM Neuromovement Practioner


-MNRI Method


-Dynamic Movement Intervention


-Ambiguous Grief
By Dr. Mark Vande Braak, Ph.D, FT, MT-BC


-Brainstem Stimulation to Enhance Brain Oxygen and Mitochondrial Function
By Ryan Cedermark, FNP-C, DC


-And More



Free for families (Must register)


Scholarships available

Donations encouraged!

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