On March 3, 2010, BIAA made available its 2010 legislative fact sheets. The fact sheets outline the agenda for this year including, access to care for both civilian and military populations, TBI Act and research funding, TBI Act reauthorization, caregiver assistance, and support for the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force is now available on our home page!
Brain Injury Awareness Day 2010
Don't forget that this year's Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill is set to take place on March, 17, 2010.
Below is the schedule of events for the day:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM – Brain Injury Awareness Fair, First Floor Foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM – Briefing: "From the Playground to the Pros: A Heads-Up on
Concussion", Capitol Visitors Center - Congressional Meeting Room South
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM – Reception Celebrating Brain Injury Awareness Month, First Floor Foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building
Hope to see you there!
Health Care Reform Update
House leaders this week prepared a schedule to bring health care reform to a vote before Congress adjourns for its two-week spring recess, which begins on March 26, 2010. BIAA continues to advocate for provisions important to the brain injury community and will alert grassroots advocates if action is necessary.