Posts by BIAV Administrator

Study about Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is conducting a survey about the experiences of siblings of individualswith disabilities. By taking this survey, you can help us learn more aboutneeded supports for siblings of individuals with disabilities. This onlinesurvey will take no more than 20-30 minutes to complete.You are eligible to take this survey if: you…

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Upcoming Webinar

Learn about the development and use of the Virginia Brain Injury Screening Tool! Join us on May 14, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. This webinar will describe the need for a brief screening tool to identify clients receiving care in community agencies who might have sustained an acquired or traumatic brain injury.  The development and use…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month Proclamation

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View the governor’s Proclamation of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month. Learn more about programs and services for individuals with a brain injury by the Virginia Department  for Aging and Rehabilitative Services along with a list of March activities across Virginia. 

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Internship Opportunity

What are your summer plans? BIAV is now accepting applications for our summer 2019 internship position! We are seeking a motivated, outgoing, and creative student to join us for the summer as our Public Relations intern. To view the full description, task list, and qualifications. *If you are interested in applying, please send your resume…

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2018 Annual Report Now Available!

Want to know more about our work? Check out our latest Annual Report.   Our 2018 Annual Report is hot off the presses. Read all about how our donors and supporters impacted the brain injury community in 2018 and get a sneak peek at what we’re planning for 2019. You can download the report, use…

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Announcing Two Premiere Opportunities for Education and Networking in 2019!

Making Headway Conference Saturday, March 9th 2019 at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Hotel in Portsmouth, Virginia    This one-day conference is designed for individuals with a brain injury, and the caregivers and professionals that care for them. Hear from our keynote speaker Abby Maslin, caregiver, wife and teacher, who is passionate about bringing awareness to the challenges of traumatic…

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New Grants Announced for Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership Program

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There’s a lot going on with Administration for Community Living’s ( ACL) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program.  They recently awarded 24 three-year cooperative agreements under two new funding opportunities for ACL’s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program.   Virginia Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services is one of ten states to receive the Mentor State…

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