We are Hiring a Deputy Director

BIAV is searching for a full-time Deputy Director, a highly visible management position assisting the Executive Director with advocacy, public policy, strategic planning, budgeting, program development and evaluation, human resources, and developing and executing operational policies for the organization. To learn more and apply here!

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Survey about Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)

Are you or is someone you love living with pseudobulbar affect (PBA)? The Brain Injury Association of America is conducting a survey about PBA, which is defined as sudden, frequent, uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing that are excessive or don’t match how you feel. We want to learn more about people who have PBA and…

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Waiver Rate Models Public Comment

The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), in collaboration with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, is in the process of reviewing payment rates for services delivered through the DD Waivers as well as Personal Assistance, Respite, Nursing, and Service Facilitation services across programs. The Burns & Associates division of Health Management…

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Participants Needed for Virtual Berg Balance Scale Study

Want to help researchers develop objective balance measures using Virtual Reality? The Virtual Berg Balance Scale is a research study using an interactive game to assess the players balance. The purpose of the study is to learn a new way to objectively measure balance. You are being asked to consider this study because you are…

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Vaccine Virginia

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 Using CST to assist women with TBI and/or SCI

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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JLARC Report on Special Education in Virginia

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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Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Response

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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