Brain Injury Services

About

Brain Injury Services (BIS) was established in 1989 as the first community based program serving individuals with traumatic brain injury in Virginia. Brain injury results in a uniquely complicated disability.  A person who has experienced a brain injury may have significant deficits in cognitive, behavioral, psychosocial and physical abilities.  Because of the intricate nature of this disability a very complex but coordinated array of services is needed to assist individuals with brain injuries reenter into the community of their choice.   These services provided by BIS include:  Specialized Case Management (BIS copyright system, Day programs, Supported Living, Volunteer Services ( Speakers Bureau, PALS Program, Peer to Peer Mentoring, Person Centered Volunteering) and Customized Employment Services.  BIS provides services to children, adolescents and adults with brain injuries in the Northern Virginia Area (City of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, City of Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun Counties.)  Services provided include Specialized Case Management, Day Programs, Supported Living, Customized Employment Services, Speakers' Bureau.  BIS is a proud partner of the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program.  It was awarded the Civil Justice Foundation's 20 years "Years of Excellence" award in 2010.

In partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University Traumatic Brain Injury Model System, BIS puts on an annual conference, Rehabilitation of the Child and Adult with Brain Injury: Practical Solution to Real World Problems in Williamsburg. (www.tbiconferences.org)  BIS continues to develop innovative, state of the art services for individuals with brain injury to support it's mission to help children and adults with brain injury build the skills and confidence they need to live a fulfilling and productive life.

Contact

www.braininjurysvcs.org

8136 Old Keene Mill Road, Suite B-102
Springfield, VA 22152
Phone: 703-451-8881

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