Education

The Brain Injury Association of Georgia is committed to educating survivors, their family members and friends, as well as the many professionals who work with individuals with brain injuries. Our dedicated volunteers have comprised a useful library of educational materials which include articles, book lists, seminars and more to provide you with the knowledge you need to help yourself and your loved one. We also offer various seminars throughout the year for professionals. We invite you to take advantage of these educational resources and opportunities.

Interested in seminars? BIAA offers brain injury webinars throughout the year, many are continuing education credits.

Brain Injury Statistics: In Georgia alone, an average of 150,000 people have permanent disabilities caused by brain injuries. Annually, approximately 50,000 Georgians suffer brain injuries, with an estimated more than 3,000 of these injuries resulting in permanent disabilities. To learn more click here.

For Caregivers & Survivors

We will supply information, send you materials, or help to locate other resources that can assist you. If you or your loved one needs such assistance, please contact our Information & Resource Facilitator by calling: 404-712-5504 or 1-800-444-6443 – our National Brain Injury Information Center (NBIIC) Helpline.

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About Brain Injury

Learn about the causes behind brain injuries, associated risk factors, prominent symptoms, types of injuries, brain maps and the different levels of brain injury one might acquire.  Become educated on the challenges individuals who have acquired a brain injury might face as well as who is affected by these difficulties.

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Resources

Check out the different types of resources available to help your loved one with a brain injury.  Anything that can help ease the burden is worth looking into.  Begin to understand the resources available.  Learn about the different focal areas that provide assistance medically, through the community and living, financially, and legally with insurance.

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WellStar Health
Shepherd Center
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation