Latest News from Brain Injury Services
Amy Hobbs is a client of Brain Injury Services who was featured on WUSA9 to talk about her brain injury and Brain Injury Awareness Month. As a result of her brain injury, Amy has a rare condition called foreign accent syndrome. The story with Peggy Fox covers some of Amy's journey and a little bit about her life after brain injury.
It’s true: with a lack of Vitamin D and little time spent outdoors, the winter months can literally make you sad.
Brain Injury Services, Inc., (BIS) welcomes TSI as its newest corporate partner in supporting the work BIS provides to survivors of brain injuries. TSI provides IT resources and technology management solutions in the District of Columba, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Illinois. The company sponsored the upgrade of a new communications system to include phones and IT services.
Access National Bank ("Access") is committed to making a difference in the community and is proud to continue its 16-year partnership with Brain Injury Services (BIS) with a $25,000 contribution to children and adults in need.
At Brain Injury Services, we are all about making meaningful and achievable goals. Everyday clients practice setting and achieving recovery goals with their Case Manager and their network of support. With this in mind, we are sharing three wellness tips for all of us to explore in 2018!
On Monday, September 18, at their 14th Annual Golf Tournament, Brain Injury Services honored the late Mahlon Frankhauser with its annual Bryant Cohen Empowerment Award. This award recognizes survivors that demonstrate a commitment to their recovery process, while leading and empowering others along the way. Those who receive award are individuals who have maintained a positive outlook throughout the journey of recover despite its difficulties.
Brain Injury Services, Inc., (BIS) announces the election of Kendel Paulsen as chair for the Board of Directors. Ms. Paulsen joined the Board of Directors in 2015 and replaces Rick Ferarro, of Deloitte, who served as chair for 9 years.
How can you live an altruistic lifestyle when negativity is on your mind? Today we've got the answers as we share six tips to help train your brain to be more positive.
Brain Injury Services and leaders from all across the Commonwealth of Virginia gathered to honor Karen W. Brown for her many years of leadership as the Executive Director of Brain Injury Services. We wish Karen a happy retirement!
When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to other priorities. Luckily, today we thought of a couple ways to bring it back to the forefront of your life.
Brain Injury Services is grateful for Volunteer Alexandria and their annual Spring for Alexandria event that took place this past month. During the 10-day campaign, city employees and community members visited the ADAPT Clubhouse, a program of Brain Injury Services, to volunteer their time to beautifying the location’s garden.
Brain Injury Services, a community-based nonprofit headquartered in Springfield, VA, has selected Denise Hyater-Lindenmuth as the new Executive Director to replace outgoing Executive Director Karen Brown. Ms. Brown has served as Executive Director since 1999 having previously served as the Director of Programs since 1996. This will be the third Executive Director selected to serve in the last 28 years since the organization’s inception.
Brain Injury Services 2017 Annual Reception was an emotional and wonderful evening of celebration and hope. The event was covered by Tim Peterson from the Connections Newsapaper. Click here to see the article.
On Thursday, March 30th at 11:30am a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held with the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber celebrating the opening of Brain Injury Services’ newest office in Winchester, Virginia. This new office now provides specialized programs to meet the needs of adult survivors of brain injury, stroke and concussion in the Winchester area.
This past month pediatric clients and their families from Brain Injury Services were treated to a night at Bowl America because of the generous support of two local philanthropists – Tina and Irfan Nawaz. Over thirty bowlers participated in the event as they enjoyed time bowling, playing games, and eating pizza together. If summed up in one word, the night was FUN!