Continuing to Support You During COVID-19
The Ontario Brain Injury Association is OPEN – VIRTUALLY and we continue to attend to the needs of those living with the effects of acquired brain injuries and their families in this time of uncertainty.
OBIA’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plan
We, at the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA), are working diligently to keep up with this situation as it continues to evolve.
OBIA Volunteer Receives Volunteer Service Award
On Tuesday, October 29, Steve Noyes, OBIA’s I.T. Coordinator received the Volunteer Service Award from the Province of Ontario in recognition of his 10 years of service to our organization.
Pioneer Caregiver Award Winners
Since the late 1980’s, many of the pioneers in developing community supports for persons living with brain injury were caregivers. These family caregivers not only took care of their loved ones, but developed supports through the establishment of local community associations.
In an Instant
In an instant, the lives of those who sustain an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and their families are changed forever.
In a recent conversation with some members of OBIA’s Online Concussion Support Group, we discussed identity and invisibility. In fact, this is a discussion we have with most people who are involved with OBIA, concussion or not.
Concussion Hits Home
OBIA’s Executive Director speaks at Ontario Brain Institute Symposium.
Ambassadors of Brain Injury
The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It controls our movements, sensations, thoughts, words and emotions.
My Life 16 Years After ABI
My name is Ria Koning and I was born on December 14th 1941 as Ria Neehuis (my maiden name) in Oldenburg Germany. I tell everyone I am 49 and holding.
I Am the Face of Brain Injury – Stephanie, Nancy & Shawn
One of my favorite quotes has always been “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”