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BIAA HOME : CONFERENCE REGISTRATION : KANSAS

Welcome to Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City

More people are becoming familiar with brain injury. Information about brain injury is often seen and heard 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. Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City (BIAKS) is here to help. We provide information and resources, training, support group information, education on preventing brain injuries and a caring ear when needed.


News & Announcements

Concussion Study12-Oct-2017

Dr. Carrie Esopenko from the School of Health Professions at Rutgers University, along with Drs. Ellen Anderson and Jennifer Buckman, are conducting a study to better understand how a history of c.. Read More...

Hays and Overland Park presenting Family and Survivor Seminars11-Aug-2017

The Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City is pleased to continue our tradition of offering annual seminars for survivors of brain injuries and their families. These seminars o.. Read More...

Game Night for Brain Injury Survivors - Lee's Summit MO21-Jul-2017

Games can improve memory and thought function - This group meets in-person the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month in Lee's Summit, MO. Contact agaier@biaks.org or jdefluiter@hotmail.com with que.. Read More...

30th Annual Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury25-May-2017

Where will you be Memorial Day, Monday, May 29? Join Honorary Walk Chair and NFL Hall of Famer Will Shields for the 30th Annual Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury. Voted one of .. Read More...

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month01-Mar-2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone. Brain injuries do not discriminate. Did you know that 2.5 million children and adults will sustain a t.. Read More...

Social Isolation Research24-Feb-2017

Sarah Shadi, a Ph.D. student in the APA-accredited clinical psychology program from Alliant International University, is currently conducting research in an attempt to understand feelings of socia.. Read More...

Registration Open - 9th Annual Beyond Rehab: Succeeding At Life Professional Conference19-Jan-2017

Please join us March 30th - March 31st for our 9th annual Beyond Rehab: Succeeding at Life conference for professionals working in the field of rehabilitation/brain injury. This year's theme, "35t.. Read More...

BIAKS Brings Home Awards07-Dec-2016

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) awarded Robin Abramowitz, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City (BIAKS), the State Association Leaders.. Read More...

ABLE Accounts, Trusts, Financial and Benefits Planning18-Oct-2016

Heard about ABLE Accounts, but not quite sure what they are or if you are eligible? ABLE Accounts are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families, created .. Read More...

NIDILRR Seeking Input to Guide Strategic Planning18-Oct-2016

Administration for Community Living’s National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is seeking comments and will be hosting several listening sessio.. Read More...

BIAKS on KCTV-5 News19-Sep-2016

BIAKS Board Member Chad Myers spoke about the NFL rule requiring players be taken off the field after a hit:To see his interview, please click here: (http://www.kctv5.com/story/33114512/kansas-cit.. Read More...

Free Webcast - TBI, Aging and Disability14-Jul-2016

This pre-recorded webcast is intended for healthcare professionals who want to learn about traumatic brain injury (TBI), why it is important to know a client’s lifetime history of TBI, how n.. Read More...

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