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The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently introduced a new program for individuals with non-traumatic acquired brain injury. The Acquired Brain Injury Program (ABIP) provides brain injury rehabilitation for individuals who meet the eligibility criteria. To be eligible for the ABIP, you must: Be 18 to 21 years of age Be a Pennsylvania resident Meet income…

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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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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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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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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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