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about biala

Advisory Board

Frank Culicchia, MD, FAANS

Neurosurgeon, Culicchia Neurological Clinic

Howard T. Katz, MD

Gulf States Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Board of Directors

Paul Genco

MS, HCM

Janet Clark

M. ED, Director Of Inpatient Rehab At Touro

Michael S. Frenzel

CRC, LRC

Suzanne Lentz

M.C.D., CCC-SLP, CBIT, CWCP, Director Of TASS Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center

Kathleen Waring

Honorary Board Member/Parent Of TBI Survivor

Nicole Marquez

SCI Survivor Author / Motivational Speaker

Jamie Duplechine

Honorary Board Member/SCI Survivor

Donna Cavanaugh

Executive Director, Think First Of Ark- LA- Tex

Karen Roy

LCSW, NuMotion Brand Ambassador

Yvette Pacaccio

VP of Louisiana Business Banking and Virtual Business Banking, Capitol One/ Caregiver

Cecile Picou

Supervisor Of Physical Therapy, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Charles Abbott

Attorney, Forman, Watkins & Krutz

When I called the helpline, I was so happy to learn about the trust fund I could apply for. I had no clue about it but am glad I know now because living with a brain injury is expensive and hard. The lady I spoke with was so nice, took the time to answer all my questions, and made me laugh. She gave me some hope and that is pretty cool.

Harry Thomas

Individual with TBI

The stress of everything is overwhelming. Every place and person I have called has shut the door in my face, and I felt like I was drowning. No one wanted to help until I called you. You have been an angel sent to me who has been incredibly kind, willing to listen and also help find what we need. By sharing your own personal stories, you have shown me that there is hope. Having you to talk to has been such a comfort and I just can’t say thank you enough. This has been an incredibly hard road but now that I have found you, it has become easier because I know there is someone who cares. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, my sweet angel, and thank you for shining some hope back in my life.

Mary Katherine Greer

Caregiver

Participating in the virtual support groups has brightened my days and helps me feel less alone and depressed. Thank you for looking out for people with disabilities and making sure we stay connected to others.

Shannon Charleston

Individual with TBI