The Brain Injury Association of Michigan is a small association with a huge mission — to improve the lives of those affected by brain injury and reduce the incidence and impact of brain injury through advocacy, awareness, education, prevention, research, and support. How a 10-person non-profit can succeed in achieving a mission of such magnitude would be impossible were it not for the extraordinary commitment to Michigan’s brain injury survivor community by our staff, sponsors, members, and volunteers.
Everyone affected by brain injury will have immediate and equal access to services and support to help lead full and meaningful lives.
To improve the lives of those affected by brain injury and to reduce the incidence and impact of brain injury through advocacy, awareness, education, prevention, research, and support.
BIAMI: Who We Are and What We Do
The Brain Injury Association of Michigan, BIAMI, a 501(c)(3) GuideStar Gold organization, is one of the longest established (1980), largest (nearly 800 members), and most productive of the Brain Injury Association of America’s state affiliates. Our mission is to improve the lives of those affected by brain injury and reduce the incidence and impact of brain injury through advocacy, awareness, education, prevention, research, and support.
More on what we do
Serve as a link between brain injury survivors, families, and caregivers and the nation’s most extensive network of specialized medical, psychological, rehabilitation facility, therapeutic, case management, legal, and ancillary services
Support 20 chapters and support groups statewide
Respond in depth to over 2000 hotline calls annually
Aggressively advocate for policies and legislation in Lansing and nationally that support brain injury survivors
Host active social media platforms for survivors, families, caregivers, and brain injury specialists
Provide education and training to families and professionals
Promote brain injury prevention via public education, legislative action, and community events
Develop and support programs assisting brain injured veterans
Promote awareness and acceptance of brain injury through March Brain Injury Awareness Month events and activities -- such as statewide free screenings of concussion documentary “Head Games” followed by panel discussions
Support our corporate and institutional members with major events and activities including a Legacy Gala Dinner with over 1100 attendees, East and West Golf Outings, a Lansing fundraising, and numerous others
Provide a major regional forum for brain injury research per our 2-day Annual Conference with 1500 attendees, the largest of its kind in the nation
Organize and host Spring Fling, our annual meeting for survivors and the brain injury community
Help, Hope, Healing
The Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s Annual Fall Conference, held in conjunction with the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council, is the largest of its kind in the country. It averages over 150 exhibitors and over 1700 attendees each year.
We hold this event with the purpose of providing state-of-the art information about brain injury treatment and therapies, which will maximize rehabilitation and foster a good quality of life. The conference is designed to benefit therapy providers with their patients, as well as caregivers and brain injury survivors.
Fall Conference App
New this year conference attendees will be able to use an app to make their conference experience even better! Plan your schedule, view exhibitors, download session notes, learn about speakers and much more all in one place.
Annual Fall Conference
The Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s Annual Fall Conference, held in conjunction with the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council, is the largest of its kind in the country. It averages over 140 exhibitors and over 1500 attendees each year.
The Annual Fall Conference is the largest of its kind in the country. If you are in the brain injury industry you need to be there. If you want to stay in the industry, you need to be there.
The program schedule is arranged to provide you exclusive quality time with conference attendees without competing with program sessions! Showcase your products and services to attendees at the Annual Fall Conference; you can reach over 1,700 professionals and consumers living with brain injury in two days.
Source: Event Website
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