The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) is a provincial, not-for-profit, charitable organization. Our mission is to enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) through education, awareness and support.

OBIA’s Services Include:

• Information and resources about acquired brain injury
• Helpline 1-800-263-5404
• Personal advocacy and support
• Training and education for families and professionals

OBIA’s Services Include:

• Information and resources about acquired brain injury
• Helpline 1-800-263-5404
• Personal advocacy and support
• Training and education for families and professionals

 

OBIA’s Canadian Charitable Organization Reg. # 10779 7904RR0001
Module 1

Brain Injury 101 gives a brief overview of the brain. This module discusses the regions of the brain and their functions, types of brain injuries and what happens to the brain during an acquired brain injury.

Module 2

Understanding and Managing Change after Brain Injury explores the changes your loved one may experience following a brain injury. This module explains how the physical, cognitive, and emotional changes present, their possible causes and complications, and what you can do to help manage these challenges.

Module 3
Impact to Relationships and Family explores the important role of relationships in our lives and how a brain injury can impact them. This module also discusses family adjustment, ambiguous grief, and suggests strategies to help manage these changes.
Module 4

Challenges and Strategies for Caregivers discusses the many changes a caregiver experiences following a loved one’s brain injury. Caregiver’s feelings and emotions, stress, burden and burnout are explained and coping strategies are provided to help you manage these experiences.

Module 5
Pediatric Brain Injury explains the physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges a child may experience following a brain injury and how these may be different than an adult. This module also discusses school, peer groups, healthy sexuality and advocacy.
Module 6

Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Advocacy discusses the different stages of recovery and rehabilitation, the circle of care team around an individual following a brain injury and the seven steps to advocacy.

Module 1

Brain Injury 101 gives a brief overview of the brain. This module discuss the regions of the brain and their functions, types of brain injury and what happens to the brain during an acquired brain injury.

Module 2

Understanding and Managing Change after brain injury explores the changes your loved one may experience following a brain injury. This module explains how the physical, cognitive, and emotional changes look, their possible causes and complications, and what you can do to help manage these challenges.

Module 3
 Impact to Relationships and Family explores the important role of relationships in our lives and how a brain injury can impact them. This module also discusses family adjustment, ambiguous grief, and suggests strategies to help manage these changes.
Module 4

Challenges and Strategies for Caregivers discusses the many changes a caregiver experiences following a loved one’s brain injury. Caregiver feelings and emotions, stress, burden and burnout are explained and coping strategies are given to help you manage these experiences.

Module 5
Pediatric Brain Injury explains the physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges a child may experience following a brain injury and how these may be different than an adult. This module also discusses school, peer groups, healthy sexuality and advocacy.
Module 6

Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Advocacy discuss the different stages of recovery and rehabilitation, the circle of care team around an individual following a brain injury and the seven steps to advocacy.