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

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 with ABI it can become a lifetime of frustration, hardship and isolation. OBIA is committed to providing on-going support to those persons whose lives have been affected. We Can Help!...

Seasons of Caregiving: Challenges, Skills and Strategies

Seasons of Caregiving: Challenges, Skills and Strategies

By: Janet M. Cromer, RN, MA, LMHC, CCFE There is one description families affected by brain injury often use to summarize their experience — “Life changed in an instant.” No matter the cause or type of injury, life changes and we change with it. Brain injury usually occurs suddenly and we are not given an illustrated owner’s manual for life...

How to Access Healthy Food and Meals in Your Community

How to Access Healthy Food and Meals in Your Community

By Deanna Pellino, nutritionist and brain injury survivor Kylie James, B.Sc. (OT), OT Reg (Ont), Director at Koru Nutrition Inc. On the road to recovery following a brain injury, there are a number of health professionals that come into your life, various medical and therapy assessments that you have to participate in; along with trying to get back to doing...

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

ST.CATHARINES: “I AM THE FACE OF BRAIN INJURY” CLICK HERE FOR FULL NEWS RELEASE Acquired brain injury (ABI) CAN happen to anyone and the financial, social and emotional costs are staggering. For Brain Injury Awareness Month, June 2015, OBIA is pleased to launch the release of “I AM THE FACE OF BRAIN INJURY.” This new and important message about...