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Education

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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Awareness

Bookstore

  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

Support

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

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

2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

  NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN Do you know of someone who has been making a difference within the brain injury community? Nominate them for the 2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation. These awards will be presented by the Ontario Brain Injury Association, in collaboration with the Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law), to those who have been...

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

ST.CATHARINES: “I AM THE FACE OF BRAIN INJURY” CLICK HERE FOR FULL NEWS RELEASE Acquired brain injury (ABI) CAN happen to anyone and the financial, social and emotional costs are staggering. For Brain Injury Awareness Month, June 2015, OBIA is pleased to launch the release of “I AM THE FACE OF BRAIN INJURY.” This new and important message about...

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...

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...