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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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Helpline 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 with...

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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

Certificate Training Program in ABI

Certificate Training Program in ABI

  NOTE: EARLY BIRD RATE EXTENDED! Level One Training: Neurorehabilitation – Assisting Recovery and Function in Everyday Life Following Brain Injury Date: February 17-20, 2015 The Ontario Brain Injury Association in conjunction with Brock University has developed a Certificate Training Program to provide professionals with the tools and knowledge to...

Employment Opportunities

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER The Financial Controller is responsible for all accounting for OBIA, overseeing and managing compliance with financial policies, including cost allocation, managing payroll and invoicing and providing guidance on the organization’s budgeting. Download Job Description PDF   NORTH EASTERN ONTARIO ADVOCACY SPECIALIST - CONTRACT POSITION...

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...

Tougher Penalties for Distracted Driving

ST.CATHARINES: Do you text when you drive? Here’s a simple message: “D.O.N.T.”: Drive Only Never Text Distracted driving is not only a significant contributor to deaths on Ontario roadways, but driving while texting or talking on a cell phone can also lead to disability including traumatic brain injury. Accordingly, the Ontario Brain Injury...