Join the BIAV Team!

We are hiring for two new positions! BIAV is searching for a full-time Development & Operations Assistant who will work closely with our Development and Operations Manager on development efforts, office administration, and data management. We are seeking a person who is extremely organized, excels in time management, pays attention to details, adapts to change…

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The S’more the Merrier! – Become a Counselor for Camp Bruce McCoy 2022

Brandon has been a counselor at Camp Bruce McCoy for the past five years! Brandon told us that he was drawn to camp from “hearing about all of the amazing stories from another camp counselor. They had described camp as one of their favorite weeks of the year. They had also informed me some of…

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Tickets Are Now Available for BIAV’S 2022 Legacy Celebration!

Purchase your early bird tickets for our 2022 Legacy Celebration today! From now until May 30, you can get your tickets for $100! Join us in honoring advocates and trailblazers changing lives. Learn more about the event and purchase your tickets here. You can also learn about our sponsorship opportunities in our Sponsor Menu and…

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NEW BLOG POST: Back to the Basics

Injuries to our brains can affect every aspect of our lives. From the way we see the world to the way we understand it, there’s a lot of change. Brain injury is sometimes an entirely separate issue to mental health, but brain injury can lead to new mental health symptoms developing, and mental health issues…

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The Best Memories are Made at Camp Bruce McCoy

Emily joined the Camp Bruce McCoy family back in 2017. Now, Emily is preparing to graduate with her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and will join as a counselor as an OTD! Read more about Emily’s experience and how you can get involved in our new blog post! Read about Emily’s experience as a counselor at…

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Why More Than My Brain Injury Matters

The More Than My Brain Injury campaign provides a platform for educating the public about the incidence of brain injury. It aims to de-stigmatize the injury, highlight the diversity of the brain injury community, and empower those who have survived.

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Thank You for Phoning a Friend

Thank you for Phoning a Friend! February 1 was BIAV’s Phone a Friend at the General Assembly day! On this day, we asked advocates, survivors, and all those in the brain injury community to reach out to legislators in the Virginia General Assembly to ask them to support brain injury funding. Read more about our…

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Brain Injury and Housing

Brain injury is known as an invisible disability, and it can have effects on every aspect of a person’s life, including safe and stable housing. Housing is one of the primary social determinants of health, and having affordable, accessible, and appropriate housing can be life-saving. Learn more in our February blog post: https://www.biav.net/events/february2022blog/

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Virginia Regional Public Hearings

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. There will be four separate virtual hearings with legislators from each region participating as follows: Northern Virginia Western Virginia Hampton Roads Central Virginia (Richmond) The purpose of the hearings is to receive comments on the Governor’s 2022-2024 biennial state budget. Those persons wishing to speak may register to…

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