USBIA is pleased to announce that provisions of a bill designed to serve veterans with brain injury is expected to become law in short order. The bill, Senate Bill No. 2607 (S.2607) is sponsored by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, is known as “The Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Extension Act.” […]
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Join leaders from Resource Facilitation programs in a nationwide supportive learning community focused on learning and expanding best and evidence based practices and outcomes on August 11, 2014 at 2:00pm Central time. This session will focus on funding: models of funding and how some have secured and maintained funding for RF programs.
New research suggests that people with more education recover significantly better from serious head injuries. Scientists from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries who had earned at least an undergraduate degree were more than seven times as likely to completely recover from their injury than those […]
Cedar Rapids Gazette Published: April 17, 2014 The truth can often be quite harsh. More than 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 will need long-term care services at some point in their lives, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If that doesn’t open eyes, consider […]
The percentage of people killed in motorcycle crashes in 2011 who were not wearing helmets is higher in states without a mandatory helmet law. More than 8 million motorcycles were registered in the United States in 2011, and nearly 500,000 motorcycles were sold in 2012. In 2011, 4,612 motorcyclists were killed in crashes and 81,000 […]
The United States Brain Injury Alliance (USBIA) stands with Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) to support his introduction of the National Brain Injury Research and Treatment Act of 2014. The proposed legislation, which is co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Thomas Rooney (F.L.), will require the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national […]
USBIA will be exhibiting at the Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. All are welcome to attend the days events! To see the schedule of events, click here.
The National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN) is excited to share our latest project, Disability and Rural Communities: Making a Difference in Small Towns, a training guide for people with disabilities who live in rural areas. People with disabilities are a rich part of the rural fabric of America. Yet many people ask why a person […]
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues is requesting public comment on the ethical considerations of neuroscience research and the application of neuroscience research findings. Read more.
USBIA announced today that it is endorsing the upcoming International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) 10th World Congress. The World Congress is meeting March 19-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. USBIA members can register for this important meeting at the reduced rate that is afforded IBIA members. More information about the World […]
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