education • awareness • support

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Support

Support

Helpline 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 with...

Read More

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...

Read More

Recent Posts

Brain Injury Diagnostics Conference

MRI Appointments, OBIA & the Brain Injury Association Peel-Halton Present: Brain Injury Diagnostics: What’s new and what you need to know. Confirmed Speakers: Mild to moderate brain injury and Diagnostic Imaging with new advanced MRI sequences and SPECT. Structure meets function to provide a new perspective. Dr. Yin-Hui Siow, Radiologist and Director of...

Neuropsychological Validity Testing Conference

AssessMed, in conjunction with the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) will be presenting the conference: Neuropsychological Validity Testing on Friday, September 19th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn – Yorkdale (Dufferin and the 401), Toronto, ON. For hotel reservations, call Crystal Lambert, Reservations Coordinator, Ph: 416-785-6811 and ask for the...

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...