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 resources...

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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

ABI Events

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

NRS 30th Anniversary Tribute to OBIA

NRS 30th Anniversary Tribute to OBIA

      NRS is pleased to invite you to join us in celebrating our 30th anniversary at The Second City with a special tribute to the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) as they too celebrate their 30th anniversary. This evening is in honour of the excellent work OBIA does in the area of education, awareness and support to assist people living...

Concussion Hits Home

Concussion Hits Home

AN AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABI Domestic violence is a common cause of brain injury in women and yet remains a family or even societal secret.  A study which was conducted in the United States of women in domestic violence shelters found that 92% reported their partners hit them in the head more than once, up to 83% reported being both hit...

ABI Training:

ABI Training:

Children and Youth with Acquired Brain Injury (Level One) September 29 – 30, 2017 This Certificate Training Program will focus on providing information about behaviours after ABI that relate to learning and community participation. Emphasis is on describing the cognitive-communicative problems that affect classroom learning, behaviour and community...

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 the...