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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

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

REGISTER NOW! ABI Rehabilitation Training

REGISTER NOW! ABI Rehabilitation Training

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION Deadline: January 15, 2016   NEUROREHABILITATION: Assisting Recovery & Function in Everyday Life Following Brain Injury Date: February 16 – February 19, 2016 This four day Certificate Training Program will provide you with information, techniques, strategies and interventions that will equip you to better support people...

3rd Annual Threshold Conference Acquired Brain Injury

Register NOW Wednesday April 13, 2016 National Club 303 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5H 2R1 Third Annual Threshold Conference, sponsored by New Realm Vocational & Management Services Inc. and Devry Smith Frank LLP Lawyers & Mediators. All registration fees will support the Ontario Brain Injury...

2016 BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle

2016 BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND REGISTRATION OPEN NOW – Over the past 11 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 8th for this year’s fabulous celebration of 12 incredible years of partnerships with our ABI community. With...

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...