The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania conducts many on-going programs to prevent brain injury and improve the quality of life for people who have experienced brain injury and their family members through support, education, advocacy, and research. Follow the links below for details.
BIAPA offers encouragement and resources during this stressful time related to COVID-19.
Each year BIAPA holds a 3-day conference for the entire brain injury community in Lancaster, PA. The 2020 Conference has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This fall BIAPA will host an exciting series of virtual workshops that will provide valuable information and assist with CEU credits.
BIAPA provides Pre-Enrollment Assistance Services to help individuals with Brain Injury and their family members apply for Department of Health’s Head Injury Program.
Brain Injury Resource Line (BIRL)
The Brain Injury Resource Line (BIRL) is a toll-free number staffed by BIAPA volunteers who are able to provide resource information to all who call.
Brain Safety Fairs
BIAPA presents educational and fun-filled Brain Safety Fairs throughout the state each year. Many events include the fitting and distribution of free bicycle helmets.
Education and Training
BIAPA provides education and training services for both the lay person and the professional.
School Re-Entry: BrainSTEPS
The BrainSTEPS School Re-Entry Program is designed to consult with school teams and families in the development and delivery of educational services for students who have experienced any type of acquired brain injury.
Support Group Listing
BIAPA maintains a list of support groups throughout the Pennsylvania. The Association is also hosting Pop-Up state-wide Zoom support groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.