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The Brain Injury Association of America’s Website provides information on the latest brain injury care strategies, research findings and advocacy initiatives. We also provide updates on Brain Injury Association programs, partners and events. Our audience includes individuals who have sustained brain injuries, caregivers, clinicians, researchers, professionals, advocates and the general public.

We work to ensure that the information provided on this site is accurate, timely and useful. However, the information contained on the site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and should not be considered medical guidance. The Brain Injury Association of America, its affiliates or agents, or any other parties involved in the preparation or publication of this site are not responsible for errors or omissions in information or any actions resulting from the use of such information. Visitors are encouraged to confirm the information contained here and to direct any questions concerning their personal health to licensed health care professionals.

By using this Website, you consent to the Brain Injury Association of America’s policies as described below.

Trademarks / Logos
Copyright and Reprint Permissions
Security and Privacy
Advertising in THE Challenge!

Trademarks / Logos

Using any of the Brain Injury Association of America’s registered trademarks or logos without the Association’s prior written consent is strictly prohibited

Copyright and Reprint Permissions

The Brain Injury Association of America retains copyright on the content of this site, unless otherwise noted. Any person is authorized to use, copy, and distribute any complete page or, where a document consists of more than one page, any complete document contained on this Website, including related graphics, subject to the following conditions:

  1. Use, copying, and distribution shall be solely for informational, non-commercial purposes;
  2. No graphic elements on any page or document on this Website may be used, copied, or distributed separate from the accompanying text; and
  3. The reprint must acknowledge the Brain Injury Association of America’s copyright. 


Third parties may establish a link to any portion of the Brain Injury Association of America’s Website with the acknowledgement that all content is subject to revision or removal. In general, the Brain Injury Association of America does not accept unsolicited requests to link to external sites. Where an external link is provided, the Brain Injury Association of America is not responsible for the information or advice provided on the external site.

Security and Privacy

The Brain Injury Association of America is committed to protecting the privacy of its Website visitors. We collect two types of information about site visitors:

Web Server Information

The Brain Injury Association of America collects your IP address to analyze trends, administer the site, track the number of visitors to our site, length of stay and sources of traffic. We use this information to help improve our site and our service to you. IP addresses are not linked to personal information and the data we collect is aggregated.  

Personal Information

We collect name, e-mail addresses and other personal information only when you provide it to us when requesting information from us, responding to a survey or opinion poll or completing an electronic transaction, such as a purchase from our Marketplace or an online donation. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information.


A cookie is a piece of data sent to your Web browser and stored on your hard drive. Cookies help us improve our Website by tracking and targeting the interests of our users as they visit different sections of our site. Cookies do not contain any personal information.

If you have questions concerning any of the Brain Injury Association of America's policies, please contact us at 703-761-0750 or by e-mail.  

Advertising in THE Challenge!

Terms are net 30 days. BIAA reserves the right to hold Advertiser and/or Agency responsible for such moneys payable to BIAA. Delinquent accounts are subject to a late payment charge of .5% per month on outstanding balances (up to 6% annual).

All advertising is subject to BIAA’s approval. BIAA reserves the right to reject or cancel – for any reason or at any time – any advertisement. In addition, BIAA reserves the right to place the word “Advertisement” in advertising that, in BIAA’s opinion, resembles editorial matter. However, no change in advertising copy will be made without prior consent of the Advertiser or Agency.

The Advertiser and Agency agree to indemnify, defend, and save THE Challenge!, BIAA, their officers, agents, and employees from any claims for design, patent, or copyright infringement; libel; violation of right of privacy; plagiarism; and/or any other suits based on the content or graphic appearances of their advertisement.

BIAA, except where a special position is purchased, determines positioning of display ads.

Cancellations must be made in writing only prior to ad closing date.

BIAA will not be bound by any condition appearing on the insertion order that conflicts with provisions of specifications and rate sheets.

BIAA is not liable for delays in delivery and/or non-delivery in the event of any condition beyond the control of BIAA.

BIAA is not responsible for any discrepancies or errors in advertisements supplied by the Advertiser or Agency.

For contracts that include a frequency discount, Advertisers will be short-rated if they do not fulfill the contracted number of insertions.

Artwork, advertising film, and other reproduction materials will be destroyed twelve (12) months after last use if the Advertiser or Agency does not request their return within eleven (11) months of last use.

A fifteen percent (15%) commission is allowed to recognized Advertising Agencies on space, color, and position, provided the account is in good standing and paid within 30 days of invoice dates.

BIAA must receive confirmation of all Agency appointments from the Advertiser account.

Commissions are not allowed on classified advertising, online advertising, and other special advertising.

For accounts not paid within 45 days, advertisements for the account will not be run; the Advertiser and/or Agency will lose its discount; and accounts will be subject to further action.

DCMA Notification Guildelines

To notify the Brain Injury Association of America of alleged copyright or trademark infringement on any of our websites, send a notice to the address down below. Please be sure to provide ALL of the following information (it is all required by 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringe;
  • Identification of the specific protected work that you claim is being infringed or the subject of infringing activity (if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works), along with information sufficient to permit us to locate the materials;
  • Identification of the material that you claim is infringing upon protected rights and that is to be removed or access to which is to be  disabled (if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works), along with information sufficient to permit us to locate the materials;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail ("email") address (and the preferred method of contact, if you have one;
  • This statement: I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the material's owner, or its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the rights that you  claim are being infringed.

Upon receipt of the above information, BIAA will promptly investigate and take appropriate action, then notify you of that action at the contact address you provide. We may need to contact you for more information before we take action.

Designated Agent for Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement

Director of Communications

1608 Spring Hill Rd. #110

Vienna, VA 22182




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