Alamo Head Injury Association

AHIA Services

Family/Survivor Support and Education

  • Organize regular meetings and speakers to provide information and support for survivors of brain injury and their families
  • Distribute informational pamphlets and brochures
  • Disseminate resource information in the AHIA newsletter
  • Assemble complete listing of local brain-injury rehabilitation facilities
  • Maintain comprehensive brain injury resource library
  • Visit survivors and family members in hospitals to provide timely information and support
  • For a personal contact,
    call: (210) 614-4323 or email: ahia@alamoheadinjury.org

Prevention

  • Promote safety campaigns to increase public awareness
  • Support legislation related to prevention and highway safety to reduce the occurrence of head injuries and fatalities
  • Develop local activities relating to brain injury prevention in schools
  • Participate in community health fairs to increase people's knowledge about brain injury

Public Awareness

  • Publish and distribute newsletters, brochures and informational pamphlets
  • Coordinate speaker's bureau for community groups, schools, and businesses
  • Participate in interviews and provide information to local media

Advocacy

  • Advocate for recognition of the problems of traumatic brain injury and the unique needs of those who have sustained brain injury
  • Keep membership aware of legislative matters of concern to the brain injured population and stimulate proactive legislative action at the grassroots level
  • Social and Recreational Activities
  • Encourage survivor-directed meetings, speakers, and community outings
  • Financially support survivor social and recreational activities
  • Click here to learn more about our upcoming meetings

Grants

  • The Alamo Head Injury Association provides funding to survivors of brain injury. Funding for needs such as medical, rehabilitation, educational, social and recreational will be considered. This grant application is for the limited use by individuals who have survived brain injury and is intended to be used to make a specific request for goods, services, or funding from AHIA. Please contact us should you have any questions regarding your eligibility. Click here for the application
donating helmets at the San Antonio Bike Rodeo

Each year, AHIA helps to educate and support youngsters by providing bicycle helmets at San Antonio's city-wide Bike Rodeo. Last year (2013), Robert Remig floated through the watery streets of San Antonio to make it to the city's annual Bicycle Rodeo