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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

Call for Nominations to the OBIA Board of Directors

Deadline: April 10, 2015 The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) is looking for qualified persons who are willing to demonstrate their commitment to persons living with a brain injury by joining the Board of Directors. OBIA is a charitable not-for-profit organization founded in 1986 by families who were committed to supporting and improving the quality of...

2015 ABI Provincial Conference – Call for Abstracts

Deadline for Abstract Submission has been extended until April 9, 2015. The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) in collaboration with the participating Community Associations is pleased to announce the 2015 Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference will be held on November 11th, 12th and 13th, 2015 in Niagara Falls. The Conference theme is: Innovate...

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...