The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.
To contact the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa:
Call 1-855-444-6443 or Email email@example.com
Currently, more than 3.1 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI and 6.4 million have a disability due to stroke. (Statistics courtsey of the Centers for Disease Control and the Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics 2010 Update At-A-Glance.). This translates into more than 95,000 Iowans living with disability from acquired brain injury. That is more than the populations of Sioux City, Waterloo, Council Bluffs, Ames or Iowa City.
Please take the time to check out our new Facebook Support Page for Iowans affected by Brain Injury
We are dedicated to keeping Iowans informed about upcoming events, services, research and news about brain injury. Our monthly newsletter Brainstorming is news you can use. Please come back here monthly to see our current issue. Click here
Save The Date for These Events!
Run, Rock, and Roll
5K and Fun Run
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Iowa City, IA
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2016 Advocacy Day for Brain Injury at Capitol Hill. Wednesday, February 17, 2016 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Registration for Hill DAY
|Conference Registration Now Open! 24th Annual Best Practices in Brain Injury Services Conference “Now What? The Art and Science of Healing, Services, and Supports. March 3-4, 2016 at the Embassy Suites, Des Moines for the 24th Annual BIAIA Brain Injury Conference. Click here for information|
|Our 2nd Annual Gala Fundraiser for Brain Injury is scheduled for April 30, 2016! Please consider donating a silent auction basket, sponsoring a table, or purchasing a ticket for this glamorous event, which is for such a good cause. Click Here!|
LUNCH AND LEARN WEBINARS
February 18, at 5:30 pm Holli Petersen Striegel will discuss Fostering Resiliency after Brain Injury Register
NOTE: A list of available archived webinars can be found on the Support page
The privatization of Iowa's Medicaid system is delayed to March 1. Currently the following companies will be taking over management of services for several of Iowa’s Medicaid members. For more detailed information, please refer to Medicaid Modernization
We are committed to ensuring Iowans affected by brain injury and those professionals serving and supporting them, have updates on the issue. Recently, DHS announced Stakeholders Toolkits and Provider Toolkits designed to assist in providing guidance for transition to Managed Care. We encourage everyone to stay in the loop with the changes and updates Medicaid Modernization
BIA-Iowa Webinars now Archived Online
Did you miss one of our lunch & learn Webinar sessions? Or maybe you want to watch the information again or send a link to a friend. Now you can view past webinars at your convenience. Click Here to view our webinar list to select the topic you would like to view. We just ask that you complete an evaluation after watching so that we can continue to provide quality information.
Looking for resources and supports dealing with brain injury?
Neuro-Resource Facilitation helps people with brain injury and their families find answers to their questions. This is a free service dedicated to helping people choose, get and keep needed services and supports. Professionals and others are also welcome to contact us to receive more information and assistance.
To speak with one of our Neuro-Resource Facilitators, please call the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa at: 1-855-444-6443 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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