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.
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
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The United States Brain Injury Alliance (USBIA), in preparation for several meetings with the congressional staff working on the reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Act, conducted a needs assessment of its 20 state member organizations in February, 2013 to identify the most pressing needs faced by people with brain injury and their caregivers.