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Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)

Brain injury is not an event or an outcome. It is the start of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood, under-funded neurological disease. People who sustain brain injuries must have timely access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong disease management, and individualized services and supports in order to live healthy, independent, and satisfying lives.

BIAA's mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. With a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups, we are the voice of brain injury.

Learn The Facts About PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA)

BIAA has partnered with Avanir Pharmaceuticals and the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund to help raise awareness about PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA). People with PBA experience episodes of uncontrollable laughing or crying that do not correspond to the way they way they are feeling. 


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Pascrel Amendment to Study Blast Injury Passes House15-May-2015

On May 14, the House of Representatives passed an amendment authored by U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) that would direct the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct a study on blast injury me.. Read More...

BIAA Affidavit Included in Approved NFL Settlement23-Apr-2015

Yesterday, federal district court judge Anita Brody gave final approval to the proposed settlement in the case brought by more than 5,000 former players who accused the National Football League (N.. Read More...

Action Alert: Help the Senate pass S. 76816-Apr-2015

Today there will be a vote on the Steve Gleason Act of 2015 (S. 768), which was introduced by Senator Vitter (R-Lousiana). S. 768 is legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act t.. Read More...

VA Extends Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury 14-Apr-2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the award of 20 contracts for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI). Originally slated to end .. Read More...

Action Alert: Therapy Cap Repeal Amendment to be offered in the Senate06-Apr-2015

Before leaving for recess, the House of Representatives passed a package to repeal and reform the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The House extended the Medicare therapy cap exception process only .. Read More...

CDC’s Report to Congress on TBI Epidemiology and Rehabilitation03-Apr-2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed and released a Report to Congress, entitled Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Epidemiology and Rehabilitation, to desc.. Read More...

Don't Miss Your Chance to Win A Nutcase Helmet31-Mar-2015

During Brain Injury Awareness Month, our generous partners at Nutcase Helmets are matching donations to BIAA, making your dolla.. Read More...

Protect Social Security: Call on Your Senator to Oppose Flake Amendment 66727-Mar-2015

Flake Amendment 667 would establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund "to ensure that individuals do not simultaneously receive unemployment compensation and disability insurance benefits." The Sen.. Read More...

Action Alert: Call on Congress Today to Repeal the Therapy Cap!25-Mar-2015

Details have emerged from the House of Representatives on the final package to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, preventing a 21% cut in Medicare provider payments. At this time t.. Read More...

We Want Your Feedback on TBI Guidelines Project Questions04-Mar-2015

Last week we announced that the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and the Brain Injury Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have reached an important step in the.. Read More...

BIAA Partners with Nutcase Helmets to Raise Awareness About Brain Injury03-Mar-2015

Today the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and Nutcase, the Portland-based maker of bike, skate, snow, and water helmets, announced a partnership agreement to help raise awareness about brai.. Read More...

BIAA Launches “Not Alone” Campaign for Brain Injury Awareness Month 02-Mar-2015

Today the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) officially kicked off Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to recognize and support the more than 5.3 million Americans who are living with TBI-rel.. Read More...

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