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It’s your business, your profession, your future – every voice matters!

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and the BIAA Business and Professional Council, in collaboration with the Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation, invite you to a Capitol Hill Fly-in to protect rehabilitation as an essential health care benefit.

Tuesday, June 27, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Legislative visits, Luncheon, and Congressional Briefing
United States Senate, Washington, D.C.

Please RSVP to
Learn the Issues

Join us for a special webinar presentation to be sure you know the issues related to health care reform before the Fly-in.
Wednesday, May 31, 3 p.m. ET
Presented by Peter W. Thomas, Principal, The Powers Firm

Register here.

Join the BIAA Business & Professional Council and have a stake in the future of brain injury health care.

 Membership Participation Value:

 “What’s in it for me?”

1. Influence health policy to sustain and grow your business and profession.

  • Stay abreast of public policy that impacts your business, practice and your patients.
  • Influence legislation through brain injury health care industry coordinated legislative action.
  • Ensure the future delivery of high quality brain injury health care for all.

2. Access business tools and networking resources.

  • Participate in brain injury health outcomes and business intelligence.
  • Communicate and network with colleagues.
  • Access members-only web site for brain injury health care industry updates and resources.

3. Enjoy discounts and visibility in the field.

  • Receive a 20% discount on BIAA corporate sponsorship, bookstore purchases and conferences.
  • Participate in Business and Professional Council public awareness events.

For more information about the Business and Professional Council and its committees, please contact Marianna Abashian, BIAA Director of Professional Services, at

Corporate members:

Centre for Neuro Skills

Pate Rehabilitation

Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inc.

Special Tree Rehabilitation System

Transitional Learning Center

Council Chair:

Kent Hayden, Pate Rehabilitation


Public Policy/Advocacy Committee:

David Harrington, MBA, OTR/L, CBIST, Centre for Neuro Skills, Chair

Treatment and Health Outcomes Committee:

Gary Seale, PhD, TLC, Co-Chair

Cindy Davie, MS, CCC-SLP, Pate Rehab, Co-Chair

Membership Committee:

Ken Diashyn, Centre for Neuro Skills, Co-Chair

Angie Jackson, MS-CCC/SLP, MBA, CBIST, Pate Rehabilitation, Co-Chair

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