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The Brain Injury Association of America - Texas Division is committed to bringing help, hope, and healing to all Texans impacted by brain injury.  
  • More than 144,000 Texans sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) every year 
  • More than 5,700 Texans are permanently disabled every year from a TBI
  • An estimated 381,000 Texans (2% of the population) live with a disability caused by a TBI

Through our direct affiliation with the Brain Injury Association of America, we are able to build our voice throughout the Lone Star State with constant support from the nation's oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.

Mission

Our mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, we bring help, hope, and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

How Can I Get Involved?

With so many of our fellow Texans impacted by brain injury every day, there is no better time than now to find out how you can make a difference. Please email us for information on getting involved with a steering committee in your area as we work to increase awareness of brain injury, provide information, resources, and support for individuals who have sustained brain injuries and their families, and advocate for improved funding and services across Texas. 

Latest News Surrounding Brain Injury

BIAA Board of Directors Adopts Position on Rehabilitation Outcomes27-Mar-2017

On March 21, 2017, BIAA’s Board of Directors adopted a position paper to provide insight into the manner by which existing outcomes research should be evaluated and to urge the utmost care b.. Read More...

View the Highlights from the 2017 Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill23-Mar-2017

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President Trump Applauds Brain Injury Advocates on Awareness Day22-Mar-2017

The White House expressed support for brain injury advocates attending the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force's (CBITF) Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, March 22. Presid.. Read More...

CDC Report Shows Increase in Fall-Related TBIs15-Mar-2017

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Brain Injury Awareness Month Selfie Board Now Available14-Mar-2017

The brain injury community is full of dedicated, strong, and passionate individuals who come together every day to form a powerful support network. As the voice of brain injury, our job is to make sur.. Read More...

THE Challenge! Winter 2017 Now Available13-Mar-2017

The latest edition of THE Challenge! is now available for free download. In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, this issue features stories about living with brain injury and being an effective.. Read More...

BIAA Submits Testimony for TBI Funding10-Mar-2017

BIAA submitted written testimony this week to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies calling for increased fiscal year 2018 appropri.. Read More...

BIAA Hosts Caregiver Conference Calls06-Mar-2017

The Brain Injury Association of America, in collaboration with Wounded Warrior Project, will be hosting two caregiver conference calls for individuals with a loved one currently being served in th.. Read More...

BIAA Joins Lawmakers on Capitol Hill for Brain Injury Awareness Day on March 2206-Mar-2017

Vienna, Va. – Each March, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) leads the nation in raising awareness about brain injury and reminding the millions of Americans who live with brain inju.. Read More...

BIAA Announces 2017 Legislative Issue Briefs28-Feb-2017

Each year, the Brain Injury Association of America releases updated Legislative Issue Briefs detailing the critical public policy issues of importance to people with brain injury. Advocates are en.. Read More...

 

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