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  • BIAA History Fact:

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 19-Dec-2007

    In the year 1990, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) affirmed the rights of citizens with disabilities which makes American society more accessible. It paved the way for the Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision, which led to President Bush’s new Freedom Initiative. This initiative is about getting federal agencies to coordinate disability services. It includes systems-change grants ...
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  • BIAA Partners with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for Brain Injury Awareness Month Initiative:

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 19-Dec-2007

    The CDC is planning to launch the “Help Seniors Live Better, Longer: Prevent Brain Injury” initiative in March 2008 during Brain Injury Awareness Month. The CDC has also developed a new set of English and Spanish language materials for older adults and their caregivers. Each publication uses a concise question and answer format to provide older adults, and their family members and ...
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  • Brain Injury Awareness Month: March 2008

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 19-Dec-2007

    CALBIA is busy making plans for Brain Injury Awareness Month in March 2008. Please mark your calendar for the following events: March 8, 2008 2nd Annual Greek Dinner & Dance for Thought, Long Beach, CA March 14, 2008 – Condors Hockey, Bakersfield, CA March 16, 2008 – A Night At The Opera, Los Gatos, CA March 29, 2008 – Statewide Walk For Thought. Confirmed locations are: ...
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  • Caring for Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan Will Cost $662 Billion Over 40 Years

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 19-Dec-2007

    According to Linda J. Bilmes, a former chief financial officer and assistant secretary of the US Commerce Department, it will cost $662 billion over the next 40 years to care for returned veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Bilmes, who now lectures on public policy at the John F Kennedy School of Government, accuses the Bush administration of being unprepared for what disability benefits and ...
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  • High School Footballers Wearing Special Helmets to Monitor Brain Injuries

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 19-Dec-2007

    As they root for the home team from the bleachers this fall, high school gridiron fans in the small Illinois town of Tolono won’t necessarily see anything out of the ordinary down on the field. But just out of sight, tucked inside many of the maroon helmets worn by the Unity High School Rockets, a revolution of sorts is taking place. This season, 32 varsity team members are sporting helmets ...
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