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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, by phone - 800-444-6443 or by clicking on Contact Us on the menu on the left side of the page.

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

National Concussion Awareness Day - September 1817-Sep-2020

Friday, September 18 is National Concussion Awareness Day. You can help raise awareness by sharing this infographic (/_literature_158698/Concussion_Infographic) and using the hashtag #NationalConc.. Read More...

Virtual Conference Registration Open- 12th Annual Beyond Rehab Professional Conference15-Sep-2020

Our conference is going virtual! Join us September 15 -16 . Not available? No problem, register and you'll have until September 29th to view all sessions. Up to 13 CEU's available-for OT, PT, SLP,.. Read More...

Going the Distance Run Going VIrtual05-Sep-2020

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the KC metro area, the Going the Distance Run RESCHEDULED for Saturday, September 5 will be virtual. You'll still get all the run good stuff, supp.. Read More...

Free Virtual Education Guide for Students with Disabilities03-Sep-2020

As students with disabilities and their parents face a new kind of school year in the weeks ahead, it's important to take advantage of the many free resources that are available. Download "Virtual Edu.. Read More...

Participate in the 2020 Census03-Sep-2020

Your participation in the 2020 Census is crucial. Participation in the 2020 Census ensures our community is represented fairly and receives our share in the distribution of more than $6 billion in.. Read More...

September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month03-Sep-2020

Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City celebrates Falls Prevention Awareness Month. While older adults and young children are at highest risk groups for sustaining traumatic .. Read More...

Caregiver Research Opportunity - Kessler Foundation02-Sep-2020

Kessler Foundation is looking for caregivers to participate in a research study about their experiences caring for a loved one who has sustained a traumatic brain injury. Qualified participants wi.. Read More...

Learn Why Voting Is Your Superpower01-Sep-2020

From your local school board to the Senate, it’s important to vote in every election. Voting gives you a voice in what happens in your city, county, state, and country. In general, people wi.. Read More...

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...

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...

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