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FREE MEMBERSHIP TO BIALA /UNITED SPINAL, LA CHAPTER. Please help us grow!

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A MEMBER

  • Keeps you informed and updated on all the events and resources that we have to offer on the local and state level, as well as on the national level through our affiliations with the Brain Injury Association of America and United Spinal Association.
  • Provides you more streamline access to a cohesive network of individuals who can be helpful AND whom you can help.
  • Allows you to more easily participate in advocacy efforts that affect you and your community, both on the national and local levels.
  • Gives you a more active voice for ongoing program development, support groups, and other grassroots/local community growth.*
  • By joining BIALA, you will receive a FREE membership to United Spinal along with a free subscription to New Mobility Magazine.
  • Assists us in attracting funding support as membership grows, which benefits those impacted by brain and spinal cord injuries.
  • Helps make a difference in the lives of others.

Please fill out our online membership form below, or click the button to download a paper copy.

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*Membership does not include decision-making votes. This is the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

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

After my son sustained a traumatic brain injury, BIALA was very helpful in providing me information on the TH/SCI Trust Fund. They walked me through the process and helped me every step of the way. It was a very stressful time in my life so I was very grateful for their support and understanding.

Jason Niko

Caregiver

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