The Brain Injury Association of Alberta (BIAA)
Founded in 1986, the Brain Injury Association of Alberta office is located in Red Deer. BIAA is a provincial organization dedicated to providing the most current information and contact sites for all organizations and individuals working with the brain injury communities. Please use the menu at the left to learn more about programs, services and fundraising events. You can also use the drop-down menu below to find a brain injury service agency near you.
Facts about Brain Injury:
- Every year in Canada, over 11,000 people die as a result of a Traumatic Brain Injury.
- It is estimated that the direct and indirect costs associated with Traumatic Brain Injury are $3 billion annually in Canada.
- Each year, over 6,000 Canadians become permanently disabled after a traumatic brain injury.
- Even a seemingly minor injury can result in major changes in a person's life.
If you are interested in sharing your ideas, experience, or information with BIAA please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to watch our online presentation (requires Macromedia Flash to be installed).
Now accepting Abstracts for our 2011 Conference!
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Brain Injury Association of Alberta (BIAA) is looking for individuals from our community, and across the province, to join our organization as a board member.|
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New on DVD : BRAIN INJURY DIALOGUES : a documentary about living with brain injury.|
Written and directed by Lyell Davies, City University of New York, and Rick Franklin, a brain injury survivor of 17 years.
We're selling the DVD for $20, which includes postage via first class mail to the U.S. and Canada.
For more Info and trailers visit www.braininjurydialogues.org
Run time: 52 minutes, with a 25-minute bonus feature of Professor Mark Sherry speaking to a support group for brain injury surviors.
Thanks for your support!
Please note: This website is not intended to contain an exhaustive listing of all relevant sites relating to acquired brain injury (ABI).
In addition, BIAA does not endorse any other sites that may be listed on our website,
rather the sites listed are for the userís interest in pursuing greater information about ABI.