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.
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 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 […]
About three of every four car seats are installed improperly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In some communities that lack safety checks or education programs, the figure is even higher. Read more here.
More than 1,100 older nursing homes do not have sprinklers or have only partial systems. Read more here.
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Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 15 – 21, 2013) National Seat Check Saturday (Sept. 21, 2013) Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Download this toolkit and use it […]
The proportion of US high school seniors who reported having a driver’s license declined from 85 percent to 73 percent during 1996–2010, according to a recent study published by CDC in the Journal of Safety Research. CDC examined results from the Monitoring the Future survey to estimate the proportion of high school seniors who possessed […]
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.
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- Feb 28, 20133rd Annual Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference: Building on the Legacy of Coma to Community February 28 – March 3, 2013 Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California
- Mar 6, 2013Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut Annual Conference March 1st, 2013 Hartford Hilton, Hartford, CT
- Mar 6, 2013Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa Annual Conference March 6-8, 2013 Sheraton, West Des Moines, Iowa
- Mar 19, 2013Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury, March 19 -23, 2013 San Francisco, California, USA
- Sep 18, 2013Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Annual Conference April 11-12, 2013 Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota