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BIAA HOME : CONFERENCE REGISTRATION : KANSAS

Welcome to Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City

COVID-19 UPDATE

One of the priorities of the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City (BIAKS-GKC) is to provide vital information and referrals to those in the brain injury community that request our help. In spite of the COVID-19 challenges, we will continue to serve as an essential resource for you.

Our staff is working remotely at this time but our commitment does not change. You can contact us by: email at admin@biaks.org or on our website: http://biaks.org/contact.htm, or call 800-444-6443. 

For more COVID-19 information, please click on the following links:

RESOURCES: https://www.biausa.org/brain-injury/community/covid-19-resources

BRAIN INJURY has become a familiar term with frequent references in the news, especially when connected with military conflicts and sports injuries. No one knows the full picture of brain injury until it becomes personal. It is at times like these that accurate and timely information is needed. The Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City (BIAKS-GKC)  provides information and resourcestrainingsupport group informationeducation on preventing brain injuries as well as a caring ear when needed.


News & Announcements

New Support Group Meetings03-Aug-2020

Living with a brain injury can be lonely. It helps to know you are not alone – whether you are an individual living with a brain injury or a family caregiver. Many people who go to a support.. Read More...

Family COVID-19 Study10-Jun-2020

The Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) at the University of Kansas is conducting a study to better understand the experiences of families with children with disabilitie.. Read More...

Call on Congress to Improve Discriminatory Policing02-Jun-2020

Last week, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee accused him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill and called 911. While bein.. Read More...

Memorial Day Run Rescheduled14-May-2020

Memorial Day Run RESCHEDULED for Saturday, Sept. 5, 7:30 am Corporate Woods Office Park. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Going the Distance for Brain Injury (GTD) has been moved to Sept. 5, 7:30 am at C.. Read More...

BIAKS Virtual Conference Coming in September11-Mar-2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we had to postpone our Beyond Rehab: Succeeding at Life Professional Conference. We are pleased to announce we will be holding the conference virtually, September .. Read More...

NEW DATE - Advocate for Brain Injury Awareness on February 2010-Jan-2020

Please note, the Legislature has declared Wednesday, February 5th a holiday and will be closed. The Pie Rally is being rescheduled for Thursday, February 20th. Brain Injury Association of Kan.. Read More...

Caregiver Research Study20-Sep-2019

Are you the spouse or partner of an individual who has sustained a traumatic brain injury within the last ten years, and also the main caregiver? If so, researchers with Loyola University (/_liter.. Read More...

Free Yoga For Survivors and Caregivers05-Sep-2019

Om Prana Yoga is pleased to present the LoveYourBrain Yoga program, a 6-­week yoga and meditation series, that is FREE for survivors and their caregivers. This program offers gentle yoga, guid.. Read More...

Paid Research Opportunity 18-Jul-2019

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) with the University of Oregon is seeking family caregivers with a child aged 3-18, who has been hospitalized overnight with a traumatic bra.. Read More...

Upper Limb Spasticity Study18-Jul-2019

Interested in participating in a study using botulinum toxin for treatment of stiffness, tightness and/or pain for your upper limb spasticity? Please click here (/_literature_156879/Upper_Limb_Spa.. Read More...

SPECIAL T-SHIRT SALE02-Jul-2019

Support the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City (BIAKS) with this limited-time opportunity! If you missed this year’s Memorial Day 10K/5K race in .. Read More...

BIA Applauds Kansas Legislature 01-Jul-2019

The United States has made remarkable progress in recent years in increasing awareness and research, and improving prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, there .. Read More...

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