Brain Injury Association of California

The Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL) is a non-profit membership organization providing information, resources, education, advocacy and support for those affected by brain injury.

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To accomplish the organization's mission of increasing California's brain injury awareness, prevention, education and advocacy, the Brain Injury Association of California depends upon generous donations from its members, sponsors and the community at large.



News & Announcements

Ryan's Reach R & R Now Accepting Applications26-May-2015

Ryan's Reach R & R (Respite & Residence) is an adult residential facility for disabled brain injury survivors, ages 18-59. The temporary community home is located in central Orange County, an.. Read More...

NFL Legend Tony Dorsett Interview - 2/12/1512-Feb-2015

Click on the link below to view the interview by NFL legend Tony Dorsett who lives with brain injury as a result of repeated concussions. Read More...

BIACAL Sponsors SB 190 (Beall)11-Feb-2015

BIACAL is pleased to announce the introduction of SB 190 (Beall), the Brain Injury Access to Rehabilitation Act of 2015. For more information and to download the petition and sample support letters, .. Read More...

#GivingTuesday - December 2, 201421-Nov-2014

The Brain Injury Association of California has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think abou.. Read More...

2014 Walk For Brain Injury Video18-Nov-2014

Thanks to all that supported the 2014 Walk For Brain Injury events. Please enjoy this short video clip comprised of photos from each Walk. (.. Read More...

High School Football - 3 Deaths in One Week03-Oct-2014

High School Football is in the news again after 3 players died from brain injuries. Please click here ( Read More...

Michigan State Quarterback Sustains Concussion During Play03-Oct-2014

Michigan State head coach Brady Hoke under fire for allowing Quarterback to continue playing following an apparent concussion. Please click here ( Read More...

Woman Runs Across America to Raise Awareness of Brain Injury09-Apr-2014

Jessica Goldman arrives in California today in preparation for her world record attempt to run across America while raising awareness of brain injury and funds for the Brain Injury Association of .. Read More...

BIAA Requests Access to Documents to Assist Court in Evaluating NFL Settlement18-Dec-2013

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has filed a motion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to participate as amicus curiae (friend of the court).. Read More...

Consumer Advisory09-Nov-2012

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - Challenging denials of health claims and requesting an independent review If an insurance company denies a request or claim for medical treatment, insureds have the right to.. Read More...

Heads Up! FREE Online Training for Youth Sports Coaches30-Aug-2010

Learn How to Help Take Concussions Out of Play As a coach, your top priority is keeping your athletes safe and preparing them for the future - both on and off the field. So you may be wondering: .. Read More...

CDC Injury Center & Lifetime Television Partner to Raise Awareness of TBI30-Jun-2010

On the June 27th episode of Lifetime Television's show Army Wives, lead character Joan, was diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). CDC subject matter experts consulted with Army Wives write.. Read More...

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March 7th Bakersfield

March 22nd Sacramento

April 18th San Jose

May 9th Santa Barbara

July 18th San Francisco

August 8th San Diego

September 12th Los Angeles

September 27th Fresno

Please click on the graphic to the left to register for the walks.


5th Annual Statewide Conference
Acquired / Traumatic Brain Injury:  Resources & Pathways to Brain Injury Recovery
May 12th, 2015

Details Coming Soon!

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