The latest edition of USBIA’s newsletter is now available for download! Read about our upcoming webinar on Resource Management and get all the news from the states in the Alliance!
Member states of the Alliance are hard at work providing services to persons with brain injury in their families. Read about their progress!
Recognize. Report. Respond. Rest. Ann Glang, PhD, University of Oregon researcher and USBIA Board Member, wants those “R” words to resonate among young athletes. They are key terms used in an online educational tool designed to teach coaches, educators, teens and parents about concussions called “Brain 101: The Concussion Playbook”.
The New Mexico Brain Injury Alliance is working to introduce legislation create a law to require insurance coverage for services related to brain injury. The proposed legislation seeks to mandate integrated access to brain injury services across the continuum of care.
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, in collaboration with VA’s Office of Rehabilitation Research and Development, will sponsor a one-day TBI research workgroup on June 18, 2015 in the Washington, DC area. The topics identified through this meeting will serve as the basis for the 4th Federal Interagency Conference on TBI.
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.”
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.