Iowa Concussion

Our Mission

The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.

To contact the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa:
Call 1-855-444-6443 or Email info@biaia.org

Currently, more than 3.1 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI and 6.4 million have a disability due to stroke. (Statistics courtsey of the Centers for Disease Control and the Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics Update At-A-Glance.). This translates into more than 95,000 Iowans living with disability from acquired brain injury. That is more than the populations of Sioux City, Waterloo, Council Bluffs, Ames or Iowa City.  

REAP Manual page

Save the Date
5k Run, Rock & Roll
April 8th, 2017
Iowa City, Iowa
Registration opens soon - check back for details

Share a picture of yourself wearing purple with the hashtag #BIPurpleThursday on our Facebook page. Your picture may be randomly selected to go into our March BIAIA Newsletter, and you may win a free t-shirt!

Learn more about the
Iowa Concussion Consortium:

How every family, school, and medical professional can create a community-based concussion management program

**NEW** BIAIA Virtual Support Group Meeting

In this meeting, we welcome you to an opportunity for survivors, families and caregivers to come together to support each other, tell their stories, in a safe and private setting. We will be learning how to focus on strengths, with plenty of time for personal sharing as well.
Location: By phone or web - Register HERE
Time: Mar 30, 2017 5:30 PM
Contact: info@biaia.org or (855) 444-6443

Advocacy Day Cancelled

We are happy to announce that we have rescheduled
Brain Injury Advocacy Day to Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Join us at Iowa's State Capitol as we work to educate legislators and policy makers about the needs of Iowans with brain injury and their families.

Des Moines, Tuesday, March 21, 2017


So that we can plan accordingly we ask that you

Please click here to RE-REGISTER for this event

Position Open

We currently have a position open for a Director of Development, who will be responsible for securing financial resources through grants and appeals to support the organization’s programs and services. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to applicants@biaia.org. To request a copy of the job description, please contact us at 319-466-7455.

Facebook Addition

Please take the time to check out our new Facebook Support Page for Iowans affected by Brain Injury

Brainstorming! BIAIA’s Monthly Newsletter

We are dedicated to keeping Iowans informed about upcoming events, services, research and news about brain injury. Our monthly newsletter Brainstorming is news you can use. Please come back here monthly to see our current issue. Click here

Save The Date for These Events!

Save The Dates


NOTE: A list of available archived webinars can be found on the Support page

BIA-Iowa Webinars now Archived Online

Did you miss one of our lunch & learn Webinar sessions?  Or maybe you want to watch the information again or send a link to a friend.  Now you can view past webinars at your convenience.  Click Here to view our webinar list to select the topic you would like to view.  We just ask that you complete an evaluation after watching so that we can continue to provide quality information.

Looking for resources and supports dealing with brain injury?

Neuro-Resource Facilitation helps people with brain injury and their families find answers to their questions.  This is a free service dedicated to helping people choose, get and keep needed services and supports.   Professionals and others are also welcome to contact us to receive more information and assistance.

To speak with one of our Neuro-Resource Facilitators, please call the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa at: 1-855-444-6443 or e-mail us at info@biaia.org

Individuals may also request to receive an Iowa Brain Injury Resource Network Information Kits (also known as the “Tote Bag”)  A “Virtual Tote Bag” can also be viewed online by clicking here.

IMPORTANT: The contents of this website, informational packets or handouts, such as text, graphics, or images are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment or for legal advice or representation. Please seek out a medical or legal professional for those types of services.

Welcome to the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa Web Site!