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MindMatters Newsletter

Looking for the most current information on Brain Injury in WA state? Stay up to date with our bi-monthly newsletter MindMatters. This staff-led publication highlights everything from photos, events, support resources, to announcements from our Executive Director, Deborah Crawley.


News

This neuroscientist is using virtual reality to revolutionize stroke treatment
The Guardian – April 23, 2019

Can yoga help with recovery from traumatic brain injuries?

The Baltimore Sun – April 17, 2019

Doctors Use Electrical Implant to Aid Brain-Damaged Woman
New York Times - April 13th, 2019

Living With Traumatic Brain Injury

Union Bulletin - April 12, 2019

VA’s Process for Determining TBI in Veterans Seeking Disability Compensation Examined

National Academy of Sciences - April 10, 2019

Animal-Assisted Therapy May Help Patients with Brain Injury
Psychology Today  - April 9th, 2019

Recovering from traumatic brain injury isn't the hardest thing Daniel Henderson has ever done

WCPO Cincinnati - April 9th, 2019

Oregon researchers study relationship between concussion and suicide

KATU News - April 4th, 2019

Collaboration leads to blood-based concussion and TBI test

Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry - April 2nd, 2019

Seahawks ‘were not comfortable’ allowing Malik McDowell to try to continue playing, agent says 

The Seattle Times - March 25th, 2019

Soccer’s treatment of head injuries under new scrutiny
Washington Post - March 25th, 2019

Emilia Clarke Suffered 2 Brain Aneurysms: What You Need To Know
Forbes - March 22nd, 2019

Brain Injury Awareness Month – Advancing Warfighter Brain Health
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center - March 19th, 2019

The CDC is studying e-scooter injuries
The Washington Post - March 15th, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Forbes - March 11th, 2019

What Does War Do To An Entire Person? — VA Studies Veterans With Blast Injuries
NPR - March 11th, 2019

Recovering — and finding joy again — after traumatic brain injury
The Altamont Enterprise - March 7th, 2019

As brain injury patients struggle to find basic services, families look to Olympia for help
February 26th, 2019

Lawmakers push concussion awareness
February 24th, 2019

Helmet Maker Vicis Courts NFL QBs to Invest in Latest Funding Round
February 5th, 2019

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BIAWA’s Academic Scholarship Program

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Join BIAWA for our 9th Annual Walk Run & Roll! 

Saturday, April 27 more than 400 participants of all abilities will come together to walk, run, or roll around Green Lake. 

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Brain Injury: What you need to know

A Guide for Survivors of Brain Injury, their Loved Ones, Caregivers, and the Professionals who Serve Them.

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