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WEC Las Vegas 2021 | On-Demand Access

Featured Room | Brain Plasticity: An Event Planner, A Brain Injury & Her Journey to Relearn


Jun 16, 2021 3:30pm ‐ Jun 16, 2021 5:00pm



Credits: None available.

Description

Kitti Tong had just returned from running a conference in San Antonio for hotel owners when she was hit by a car walking home from work. With life-threatening injuries, she lay in a coma with a severe traumatic brain injury. Kitti spent five months in the hospital relearning to walk and participate in life; the months at home that followed concentrated on talking, reading, and writing. Her co-worker, Regina Richardson – a lifelong hotelier and now her legal guardian – joins Kitti to share their experiences with the brain’s amazing ability to compensate.

Learner Outcomes

1. Gain an understanding of neuroplasticity through real-life examples.

2. Learn how to increase learning effectiveness for neurodiverse audiences through practical event planning elements.

3. Be inspired by the brain's amazing ability to compensate.

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Credits

  • 1.00 - Contact Hours

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