Join Love Your Brain for a FREE 6-week online program designed to build resilience and community through yoga, mindfulness, and education for people with traumatic brain injury (including concussion) and their family caregivers. You can choose between: A weekly Group Discussion over Zoom to cultivate mental flexibility, positive thinking, and more! A weekly gentle Yoga…

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Person Centered Practicies

If you or someone you know is a parent with a traumatic brain injury, we invite you to attend the next FREE virtual session focusing on positive parenting. Details: April 28, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST) All participants will be given a $100 gift card for participating. Please view the event flyer…

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We're Hiring

Calling all Virginia Undergraduate students! We’re hiring a Development/Marketing intern for Summer 2021 and we hope you’ll apply! View the full job description and application directions below: About Us For 38 years, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV) has been the only state-wide resource for brain injury information, resources, advocacy, education, and outreach. Our…

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Vaccinate Virginia Town Hall, Feb. 10 at 7PM Posted on February 9, 2021 by marianhunter Virginia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall: You Ask. The Experts Answer. Community and medical leaders answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine on Wed., February 10 at 7 p.m. Learn more about the town hall: https://www.wric.com/vaccinate-virginia/. Send your questions prior to the show…

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Project Achieve

Project Achieve provides specialized services to assist women with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and/or spinal cord injury (SCI) who are pursuing post-secondary education or training. Project Achieve provides Cognitive Support Technology (CST) through iPads and individualized apps, a peer mentoring program, individualized case management, vocational rehabilitation, and assistance with job placement and maintenance. Eligible applicants…

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Child in school

There are more than 3,000 children attending public school in Virginia that are identified as having a brain injury. We know there are more students than that who have sustained a brain injury who may be eligible for Special Education services., and we are concerned about definitions, eligibility and the services students with disabilities receive. …

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VDH

Visit the Virginia Department of Health Covid-19 vaccine webpage to learn more about what phase of vaccine administration your locality is in and to learn more about what phase you fall in in receiving the vaccine. NEW! Add your name to a list to be notified when it is your turn to receive the vaccine!

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The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2021, which goes into effect January 1, drastically cuts payments to physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, critical therapists, and other providers essential to caring for people with brain injury.   The Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 (H.R. 8702, S. 5007) is bipartisan…

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Open enrollment

If you are enrolled with either or both Medicare and/or Medicaid, it’s the time of year to choose whether to switch or keep your health insurance companies. The dates and choices are different for different programs. Medicare is the health insurance available once you turn 65 or if you were deemed as a disabled worker…

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Press release

The Brain Injury Association of Virginia has been selected as the 2020 Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) winner for Excellence in Collaboration. The award recognizes excellence in working together with others to achieve meaningful work to advance an organization’s mission. The Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV), which has served as a voice for…

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