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

I Am the Face of Brain Injury – Stephanie, Nancy & Shawn

Stephanie’s Story One of my favorite quotes has always been “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” For my first 29 years, I faced life challenges with hard work and a positive attitude. However, when acquired brain injury (ABI) put the brakes on my life four years ago, I faced a situation where my usual hard work reaction was the least...

Thomson Rogers’ 80th Anniversary celebration

Thomson Rogers’ 80th Anniversary celebration

VOTE FOR OBIA! This year Thomson, Rogers celebrates its 80th anniversary as a law firm in Toronto. Looking back through the years they fondly recall the many clients who have touched their hearts and inspired people with their courage and perseverance. Their admiration for them cannot be easily measured, but they want to try. To commemorate, Thomson, Rogers...

The PABICOP Model of School Reintegration

The PABICOP Model of School Reintegration

A Unique and Individualized Approach By Mary-Ellen Kendall, OT Reg (Ont), Occupational Therapist / School Liaison, Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Community Outreach Program The Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Community Outreach Program (PABICOP) is an outreach program for children and youth with acquired brain injury (ABI) serving the Ontario counties of...

Concussion – More Than a Bump on the Head

Concussion – More Than a Bump on the Head

St. Catharines, ON January 5, 2016 – MEDIA RELEASE “I got my bell rung, I saw stars or I simply got a bump on the head” is what athletes would say after taking a hard hit or sustaining a blow to the head. More times than not the athlete returned to play without a second thought, without knowing that there could be serious life-long debilitating effects....