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Kristin Olliney and Isabella

"She’s come really far ‚Ķ but she has a long journey ahead of her, but we’ll take that together, too."

In 2010, Kristin Olliney and her daughter Isabella's lives were changed forever when Isabella came down with sudden acute encephalitis, which caused brain damage. Despite the number of challenges they face every day, Isabella and her mother face them head on and work on her rehabilitation every day.

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BIA-MA in the News

Included below are some of the many stories and press releases written about BIA-MA and the Association's work over the past several years. Perhaps, the most powerful voices of the Association are those of the many survivors and families who share their stories of hope and courage. These are covered in the features that newspapers and other media produce regularly.

BIA-MA Manager of Prevention Programs BJ Williams Speaks About Concussions


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Press Releases 2013
Press Releases 2012
Press Releases 2008-2011
BIA-MA In the News- 2012
BIA-MA In the News- 2011
BIA-MA In the News- 2010
BIA-MA In the News- 2006 to 2009


Heads Up Headlines

BIA-MA produces a quarterly newsletter, Heads Up Headlines, that is available free of charge to all BIA-MA members. Past issues of the newsletter can be found below. To enlarge the font, click on the copy.

  Summer 2014 Spring 2013 Winter 2012 Winter 2011 Winter 2010
  Spring 2014 Fall 2012 Fall 2011 Fall 2010 Fall 2009
Winter 2015 Fall 2013 Summer 2012 Summer 2011 Summer 2010 Summer 2009
Fall 2014 Summer 2013 Spring 2012 Spring 2011 Spring 2010 Winter 2009


If you are looking for a particular story or more information on brain injury, please feel free to contact BIA-MA’s Marketing Communications¬†Department:

Nicole Godaire - Executive Director
(508) 475-0032 ext. 11