Brain Injury Association of Missouri

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Educational Scholarships and Annual Awards

Educational Scholarships The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) is pleased to offer educational scholarships for survivors of brain injury to pursue post-secondary education. Qualified educational institutions include two-year colleges, four-year colleges or universities, and vocational and trade school programs. Scholarship funding may be used for expenses directly related to post-secondary education. Allowable expenses include [...]

BIA-MO 16th Annual Statewide Conference – Save the Date

Save the Date! Brain Injury Association of Missouri 16th Annual Statewide Conference October 1 - 2, 2020 Online Event   Why is this Conference important? The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Annual Statewide Professional Conference is the only conference in Missouri developed to specifically address issues relating to brain injury. It is the premier educational opportunity [...]

Missouri Motorcycle Helmet Law Repealed

Missouri Motorcycle Helmet Law Repealed Governor Parson signed House Bill (HB) 1963. He repealed the Missouri all-rider motorcycle helmet law. As of August 28, 2020 more people will die and will sustain brain injuries on Missouri roadways. It is unfortunate that Governor Mike Parson chose to ignore calls, emails and letters from organizations and individual [...]

Give STL Day – Success!

Thank you to all supporters of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) who donated and cheered us on during Give STL Day on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Because of your help, more than $4,600 was raised during the 24-hour donation period. We also qualify for additional dollars from the day's sponsor, the St. Louis [...]

Giving Tuesday Now – Thank You!

             Thank you to all of our donors who supported the Brain Injury Association of Missouri during Giving Tuesday Now yesterday. Thanks to your generosity, we raised $950! Money raised yesterday will support Donald Danforth Jr. Wilderness Camp, help support education and advocacy, and support services, information and referrals for survivors [...]

Brain Injury Fact of the Day

Active Duty and Reserve Service Members are at high risk of sustaining a brain injury.  Since 2013, an average of 22,000 Service Members a year have sustained a brain injury from combat, training maneuvers, recreation and daily life. The majority of combat related brain injuries for service members are from blast injuries. Learn More #ChangeYourMindAboutBrainInjury  [...]

Survivor and Family Seminars

The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Survivor and Family Regional Seminars provide helpful information, practical suggestions and support for life with brain injury. Each year, regional Seminars are held in Southwest and Western Missouri in Spring and Eastern Missouri in October. Seminars are free, but registration is required. Western - Saturday, April 18, 2020 [...]