BIAV’s New Podcast, Brain Talk, Highlights the Resilience of Our Community

In each episode of BIAV’s new podcast, Brain Talk, we explore a different facet of our vibrant brain injury community, whether it’s family relationships, service animals, working in the field, nutrition, art, music, social connections, and everything in between. Episode 1 – Don’t Just Walk it Off Featuring Rylie Power, an Occupational Therapist working in the brain…

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Online Class: Strength-Based Parenting After Brain Injury (Get a $100 Gift Card!)

Learn more about how to develop positive relationships & raise resilient children. VCU invites parents who are co-parenting minor children living at home to attend. A gift card incentive worth $100.00 for each participant will be provided. Attend a free on-line session (3-hours total), for Virginia’s civilians and veterans with TBI and their non-injured partners.…

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Gov. Signs Bill Expanding Brain Injury Services to Students & Families

Press release

Governor Signs Momentous Legislation Expanding Services to Students with Brain Injuries Today, Governor Northam signed House Bill 2182, sponsored by Delegate Tony Wilt, into law. This momentous legislation will expand the Virginia Department of Education’s (DOE’s) definition of traumatic brain injury to include an acquired injury to the brain caused by a medical condition. DOE’s…

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CDC Releases New Report on Emergency Department Visits for Bicycle-Related TBIs/Concussions

In Monday, May 17th’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a new report that indicates that the rate of emergency departments (ED) visits for bicycle-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions decreased by almost half (49%) among children, but only by 6% among adults between 2009 and…

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Summer Internship Opening!

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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