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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.
  • Gives 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.*
  • Year-End Newsletter that provides a review of achievements and other news during the year.
  • Helps us attract funding support as membership grows, which benefits those impacted by brain and spinal cord injuries.
  • By joining BIALA, you are also getting a FREE membership to United Spinal along with a free subscription to New Mobility Magazine.

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.

Working as an advocate with spinal cord injury individuals, I have found very useful information from BIALA. They are quick to respond to my inquiries, and we work well together to find the resources individuals and caregivers need. Life with spinal cord injuries can be challenging so it is wonderful to know I have an organization such as BIALA to work with to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Nick Kylo

SCI Advocate

Attending a Connections Circle event and meeting new people and learning that I can still enjoy life even with my spinal cord injury was a blessing. I haven't picked up a bowling ball in 30 years, and today, when I did, my first bowl was a strike. This smile on my face won't go away.

Chris Alford

Individual with SCI

During an incredibly difficult time, when I called the BIALA hotline desperate for help, I was greeted by someone who showed that she truly cared, and I can't say thank you enough. She was a life support for me, and I don't know how I would have survived without her. She was there when I had no one else and brought me peace and comfort and understanding. There is no amount of money or thanks in the world that could repay her for her kindness and compassion. She was and continues to be such a blessing to me.

Catherine Genovese

Caregiver