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.
United States Brain Injury Alliance
United States Brain Injury Alliance is committed to improving lives through awareness, prevention, advocacy, support, research and community engagement.
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 […]
On December 11, 2013, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted to approve the H.R. 1098, the “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013.” The next step is for the full House to consider the bill, which will probably be early next year. Originally passed in 1996 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2008, the […]
USIBA participated in One Voice Coalition, a collaboration with other national brain injury organizations to develop a federal position paper describing the unmet needs of people with brain injury. Download the report here.
The nation’s largest youth football program, Pop Warner, saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12, a sign that the concussion crisis that began in the NFL is having a dramatic impact at the lowest rungs of the sport. According to data provided to “Outside the Lines,” Pop Warner lost 23,612 players, thought to be the […]
National Sports Concussion Coalition to identify shared approaches to enhancing safer youth play A number of the nation’s most prominent youth sports organizations announced today that they will be partnering with concussion specialists, sports medicine professionals and leaders at other levels of sports to create an unprecedented coalition to prevent and manage concussions among young […]
It could be anywhere from $20 to $10,000 for a first-time offender—or no ban at all. The good news: fatal car crashes are on the decline. The bad news: fatal car crashes involving cell phone use—anything from texting to talking to reaching for a ringing phone—are on the rise. In fact, the leading cause of death for […]
One year ago, a handful of leading brain injury groups joined forces to create the United States Brain Injury Alliance (USBIA). Today, the success of the initiative can be measured by the joining of 21 state groups as USBIA members. More importantly, though, it is a testament to the groups’ collective commitment to working towards […]
The USBIA is a collaborative organization that will build on the strengths, experience, passion, and knowledge of its members. We are providing many opportunities as our initial offerings with plans to grow as the needs of our members change.
Read more about the Benefits of Membership
- Mar 7, 2014Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut Annual Conference
- Mar 12, 2014Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill
- May 13, 2014Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey Annual Gala
- Apr 10, 2014Brain Injury Alliance of Minnesota Annual Conference
- May 5, 2014Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin Annual Conference