Creating a better future through
brain injury prevention, research,
education and advocacy.
BIASC Form 990
Through the SC Visibility Project,
the BIASC provides a tote bag filled
with information about TBI
diagnoses, symptoms, services
(including support groups, BIASC
toll free help line, Medicaid, SC
Department of Disabilities and
Special Needs (SCDDSN) to TBI
patients and their families at our
state's level 1 trauma centers; This
project also provides training for
law enforcement about brain injury
and skills needed when assisting
brain injured individuals.
BIASC maintains a toll-free helpline
and provides resource facilitation,
to assure that all persons with
brain injuries, their families and
professionals are directed to
appropriate resources and services.
supports ten brain injury support
groups statewide by offering
financial assistance and training,
allowing these groups to provide
peer support for survivors and
family members as well as
participate in social activities.
BIASC developed a new Brain Injury
Support Group Manual for SC Groups.
BIASC provides education through a
statewide conference and trainings
for survivors, family members, and
providers. BIASC also provides
training to case managers,
counselors, nurses, and other
providers as requested by state
agencies and private providers.
2019, BIASC began the SC Brain
Injury Safety Net Project. The goal
of the project is to create
much-needed state-wide resources and
infrastructure to support children
with traumatic brain injuries and
their families, schools and medical
providers. BIASC has modified the
REAP manual to be specific for SC.
REAP stands for: Remove/Reduce,
Educate, Adjust/Accommodate, and
Pace. These are return to learn
guidelines following a concussion in
school age children and adolescents.
provides information about brain
injury diagnosis, symptoms, and
recovery by exhibiting at education
events, and through a website,
bi-annual newsletter, email list
serve and social media.
partners with other states in the
Unmasking Brain Injury Project. The
main goal of this project is to
offer brain injury survivors the
opportunity to create their own
masks and tell their own story. The
masks are displayed in public places
for educational and outreach
partners with SC ThinkFirst Injury
Prevention Chapters across the state
to teach children how to make good
choices to avoid experiencing a TBI
or Spinal Cord Injury.
advocates for brain injury services
with the SC legislature by meeting
with senators and representatives on
issues impacting brain injury
survivors and caregivers.