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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

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

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

Neuropsychological Validity Testing Conference

AssessMed, in conjunction with the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) will be presenting the conference: Neuropsychological Validity Testing on Friday, September 19th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Express – Yorkdale (Dufferin and the 401), Toronto, ON. This conference features expert witnesses, plaintiff and defense counsel and former NHL players as...

2014 Back to School Conference

2014 Back to School Conference

Thomson, Rogers is proud to present, in collaboration with the Ontario Brain Injury Association, the 2014 Back to School Conference. The conference will take place on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. This year’s theme is “Emerging Technology & Its Impact on Rehabilitation”. Over the past decade there has...

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...