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Ryan Farrell

"My recovery continues each day"
Ryan was performing with her cheering squad when a flyer on top of her stunt group fell and landed on her. A short time later, she collapsed and did not regain consciousness. She had sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), along with a collapsed lung and fractured vertebrae in her neck. Read Ryan's story

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Become a Sponsor: Put Your Organization in the Spotlight

sponsorshipFor 30 years, the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts has been improving the quality of life for survivors of brain injury and their families. BIA-MA was founded by families who lived with the consequences of brain injury and understand its effects first-hand.

With the help of our sponsors, BIA-MA can continue to provide outstanding services to survivors and family members, and offer prevention and education programs to an ever-widening audience.

There are many ways you can sponsor:

Advertise in "Heads Up headlines"

Advertise your business or organization in our quarterly newsletter, "Heads Up Headlines," which comes out March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1. You can advertise once or become a yearly ad sponsor. Click here to see the advertising specifications. If you wish to submit an ad for the newsletter, click the button below.

Participate in the Annual BIA-MA Golf Classic Tournament

Participate in the Annual Golf Classic. Golfers of all ages and abilities are invited to play, in this tournament to support a very worthy cause. A wide-range of sponorship opportunities are available.

If you are interested in becoming a BIA-MA Golf Classic Sponsor, please contact or call (508) 475-0032.

Sponsor the video "Play Smart: Understanding Sports Concussion"

Play Smartis an exciting and informative video series produced by BIA-MA for parents, coaches, and student athletes. The video series includes two 12-minute videos, one specifically designed for coaches and parents, and another for student athletes. During the fall 2010 sports season, BIA-MA distributed 200 Play Smart DVDs for free and reached an estimated audience of more than 24,000 student athletes, coaches, parents & professionals. The demand for the video continues to grow. A sponsorship of Play Smart will enable BIA-MA to provide Play Smart DVDs at no cost to schools, coaches & student athletes throughout the Commonwealth.

Sponsor the 35th Annual BIA-MA Brain Injury Conference- March 24, 2016

Become a sponsor of the 35th Annual BIA-MA Brain Injury Conference our one-day, statewide annual conference that provides an educational forum for the latest in research, therapies, supports, and services. This information enables brain injury survivors to maximize their potential and live life to the fullest.

Following a morning Keynote Speaker, over 25 workshops are offered throughout the day, led by an outstanding group of brain injury professionals. More than 40 exhibitors in health care and related services provide information and resources and networking opportunities. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered in more than a dozen fields.


If you are interested in becoming a BIA-MA Event or Conference Sponsor, please contact Development at (508) 475-0032 x 29