Pittsburgh Area Brain Injury Alliance


Misson and activities:

Providing peer support, prevention, public awareness, advocacy and social activities for people who sustain brain injuries and families.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the local level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assisting persons with intellectual disabilities.
Awareness raising.
Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Education and vocational training.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legal aid.
Media work.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Sexuality and relationships.
Women and disability.

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

People planning to come to our city are welcome to contact us to find out about accessibility and services in Pittsburgh. We may be able to help with information.

Contact us:

Contact person:John Pistorius
Home page:http://www.pabia.org/
Address:630 Bascom Avenue
United States

This entry added: Monday 18th February 2002. (record #465) Changed: Saturday 2nd April 2005. Link checked Thursday 1st March 2018.