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ABI Training

At OBIA we develop, provide and disseminate information and educational tools that define, discuss and describe all aspects of acquired brain injury. At OBIA it is also our...

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  The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) created the OBIA Online Bookstore in 2012 with the aim to provide the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) community with important...

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Support Line 1-800-263-5404 ABI can be devastating. Beyond the individuals’ impairments there can be confusion, misunderstandings and doubts. For those who deal first-hand...

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Events Calendar


  Check out our events calendar for important dates and details on what is happening in the ABI community.     Have an event? Contact us to let us...

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Recent Posts

Headway Homes Fund

The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) has been asked to participate in the distribution of $5,000.00 annually from a fund created by Headway Homes (Niagara) Inc. to enhance the lives of people in a slow to recover state following a Brain Injury.  The conditions of the fund are as follows: The person is an individual medically diagnosed as slow-to-recover...

ABI Certificate Training Program

ABI Certificate Training Program

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION Deadline: April 29, 2015   ADVANCED BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION Date: May 27-29, 2015 The Ontario Brain Injury Association in conjunction with Brock University has developed a Certificate Training Program to designed to increase your knowledge of brain injury across the lifespan and to appreciate factors which make brain injury...

2015 Mix & Mingle

Over the past 10 years the Brain Injury Society of Toronto and the Ontario Brain Injury Association have co-hosted the BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle.  We are looking forward to Wednesday, June 10th for this year’s fabulous celebration of 11 incredible years of partnerships with our ABI community. With over 600 guests in attendance, this “Must...

What is ABI?

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is damage to the brain that occurs after birth from a traumatic or non-traumatic event. ABI is not related to a congenital disorder or a degenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s Disease. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is damage to the brain caused by a traumatic event such as, a blow to...