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 Awards of Excellence

2017 Awards of Excellence

  The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) in collaboration with the Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law) is pleased to present the 2017 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation. These awards are meant to recognize those who consistently provide exceptional service to the brain injury community. Here are the five categories:   Hospital...

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month Press Release June is Brain Injury Awareness Month Brain Injury Can Happen to Anyone For Immediate Release TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – More than one million people in Canada are living with a brain injury, and that number increases daily. In Ontario almost 45,000 people will sustain a brain injury this year. During Brain Injury...

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...