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Janet Williams

Session Title:

Community Matters: Measuring Outcomes 

Biography:

Dr. Janet Williams is the founder of Minds Matter LLC and has dedicated her life to working with individuals with brain injury since 1982. She is dedicated to finding ways for people with brain injuries to become as independent as possible. She is co-editor of Head Injury: A Family Matter (1991) and Children with Acquired Brain Injury: Educating and Supporting Families (1996). Dr. Williams has also published many journal articles and presents nationally and internationally on a variety of topics related to disability. In addition to academic work, she has traveled to 48 states in the United States, Canada, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and India on study visits researching rehabilitation systems for people with brain injuries. The services of Minds Matter LLC are designed from the best of what Dr. Williams has researched and witnessed. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Providence College, her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston College and her PhD from the University of Kansas in Family Studies and Disability.