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

2017 BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle

2017 BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle

Please join us for the 13th Anniversary of the BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle, “Celebrating Partnerships” being held June 14, 2017 at the Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto. There are several sponsorship levels available: Platinum Sponsor for $6,000.00 (or $6,550 after May 15, 2017) and receive 15 tickets to the Mix and Mingle; verbal...

ABI Training:

ABI Training:

Advanced Brain Injury Rehabilitation (Level Two) May 24-26, 2017 This Level Two Certificate Training Program is designed to increase your knowledge of brain injury across the lifespan and to appreciate factors which make brain injury rehabilitation more challenging.  The training program will provide insight into important aspects of advanced...

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...