Kara Latshaw

The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania is heartbroken as we inform you of the passing of Kara Latshaw, longtime Administrator for the association.  Known to many for her enthusiasm and support for individuals with brain injury and their families, Kara consistently went far beyond her official role to guide BIAPA and its members.  She was…

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The Pennsylvania Brain Injury Ambassador Program has transformed into a virtual program in response to COVID-19 and the restrictions placed on visiting hospitals. The Ambassador Program seeks to increase awareness about acquired brain injury and let people know there is hope and help available after brain injury. Brain Injury Ambassadors establish contact with families of…

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On June 26th, Julie Myers of the PA Department of Health, Monica Vaccaro and MJ Schmidt of BIAPA, presented a webinar titled “Brain Injury in Juvenile Justice: Information and Implications for Juvenile Service Providers”. This webinar was sponsored by the National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) and reached a national audience of juvenile service professionals…

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The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania joins citizens across the country who are frustrated and deeply pained by continuing discrimination against black communities, minorities, and people with disabilities. We, as an organization, are having conversations to better understand how to support, serve, and resource the communities of Pennsylvania and beyond. BIAPA strongly supports the Brain…

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The Brain Injury Ambassador Program, developed through a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania, is now implemented! The goal of the program is to connect with families and caregivers of a person who has recently experienced a brain injury and let them know that they are not…

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For clear, concise and helpful information on COVID-19, please take a moment to read the entire document by clicking below.

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The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania is excited to partner with the Pompeii Street Soap Company of Mifflinburg, Pa. again this year for an awareness and fundraising event.  During the month of March, 100% of sales from Pompeii’s Moroccan Rosemary soap will benefit the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania. This event will run March 1st…

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The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania mourns the passing of Dr. Daniel Keating on on September 21, 2019.  Dr. Keating served on the BIAPA Board of Directors for many years and as President from 2015 to June of 2019.   The Association honored him in 2014 with the Pioneer in Brain Injury Award, which is presented…

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