How Can We Help?

BIAG is committed to helping brain injury individuals, children, family members, veterans as well as the many professionals who work with the brain injured.

RESOURCES
Our core program is our Information Resource Program. A Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) provides an individual or family member an opportunity to discuss their specific need and situation with someone who is familiar with the challenges they face.

1. Education and guidance about brain injury, symptoms and coping strategies.
2. Resources customized to the individual need such as service providers, long term/short term care, financial, transportation, …..and so much more.
3. Designated Service Provider statewide through the Georgia State Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC); assessments & application assistance for Medicaid/Waivers.
4. Resource, Education, Guidance consultant to patients and families in metro Atlanta hospitals.
5. Self-advocacy centered on collaborative partnerships with family and service providers.
6. A Care and Support Plan, sometimes called a thoughtful “Letter of Intent”, to help family or guardian describe the person’s history, current status and that they hope for their loved one in the future.

SUPPORT GROUP
The Brain Injury Association of Georgia (BIAG) offers a number of ongoing programs and services to support brain injury that include our state wide volunteer-administered support groups to provide an opportunity for those individuals and family members affected by brain injury not only to learn more about brain injury but to be present in a safe and encouraging venue to discuss the challenges they face. 

Please see our Support Group Brochure for more information. You can also click here to find a support group near you!

CAMP BIAG
Camp BIAG our camp program that incorporates an overnight camp experience into the special needs of the brain injury community. It is specifically designed and geared towards adults suffering from brain injury and provides amazing recreational and therapeutic programs at a very cost-effective rate.

VETERANS
The resources made available for veterans is insightful as well. You can brush up on military TBI referring to returning of service-members and veterans and learn more about blast TBIs.  The Peer Visitor Program is led by a dedicated and trained volunteer, a military veteran and caregiver to a survivor of brain injuries to help make the adjustment and rehabilitation process easier. Check out the boxes below to reference any or all of these ongoing services!

Support Groups

Benefits of support groups and a complete list of support groups statewide.

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Camp BIAG

Participate in planned activities geared towards survivors of brain injury.

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VSA Arts of Georgia

VSA Arts of Georgia Program for Survivors and Caregivers.

 

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Veteran Resources

Includes our Peer Visitor Program & resources for veterans & their families.

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