Connect Protect and MedicAlert

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has partnered with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. Watch the Video MedicAlert Information Handout Connect Protect: MedicAlert and Smith Falls, Brockville and Gananoque www.medicalert.ca/braininjury Brain Injury Canada has partnered with MedicAlert to bring support

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Free ABI Education in Cobourg was a success!

For the month of March 2019, Brain Injury Association of Peterborough Region (BIAPR) hosted 8 information sessions about the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) and strategies around coping with these effects. The event was free –  Stay tuned! Future sessions will be offered. Dates to be

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Brain Injury Speaks

Often, decisions affecting the brain injury community in Ontario are made with little input from persons living with lived experience and their family members and caregivers.   Brain Injury Speaks, Stakeholder Engagement Network of Ontario is led by Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) and works with the:

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Community Stroke Partners’ Expo was a success!

Thursday February 7th, 2019 the Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario held Community Stroke Partners’ Expo at the Ramada Kingston Hotel & Conference Centre. Through rapid podium presentations and exhibitors, Health Care Providers working with stroke survivors and caregivers across the continuum of care (i.e. primary care, acute,

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Participants Needed for Research Study

Clinician-researchers are looking for adults, aged 18-65, who have sustained a complicated mild, moderate, or severe traumatic brain injury. Examining the effects of an online cognitive enrichment intervention for traumatic brain injury. Participation in the study will last for 16 weeks and you will be asked to

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Spring 2019 ABI Survivor and Family Education Series

Parkwood Institute Family Education Series a Success! Parkwood to post recorded presentations, date TBA Parkwood Institute Acquired Brain Injury Program Survivor and Family Education Series 2019. Free seven week series on topics related to treatment and recovery from ABI. Access through the webinars directly: https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/abi. Sessions will

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2017 Annual ABI Conference a Huge Success!

On June 9, 2017 ABI System Navigation of Southeastern Ontario hosted our annual ABI Conference for Professionals. Over 100 delegates were in attendance and feedback from the evaluations was overwhelmingly positive. Our speakers: Keynote- Dr. Steve Joncas, Brandie Stevenson, Omer Vandevyvere, and Mark Koning were knowledgeable and

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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month!!

We’ve got a lot of events happening around Southeastern Ontario to recognize the strength of survivors in our midst. If you’re one of them, take a moment to recognize the incredible challenges you have faced and persevered through. Join in a brain injury event near you – there are lots to choose from!

In Brockville, the Community Brain Injury Services (CBIS) will be hosting an Awareness Walk at the 1000 Islands Mall, June 17th. In Kingston, CBIS hosts a Brain Injury Picnic for clients and families on June 26th. In Belleville, The Brain Injury Association of Quinte District hosts a Vigil June 1st, and an Art Show at the Belleville Library with a reception June 11th at 4 pm. Also in Belleville, Pathways to Independence hosts a walk on June 27th at Zwicks Park.

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Free Workshop for Community Professionals!

Date: Wednesday March 30, 2016 Hosted By: SEO ABI System Navigation Presenter: Shannon McCallum Accommodating a person with a brain injury means that services are provided in a manner that takes into consideration the needs of the individual. Providing accommodations creates an opportunity to address potential barriers

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