An ABI Overnight Summer Independence Program

Young adults 16 to 25 years of age who have an acquired brain injury Who want to become more independent, are motivated to work on skills related to independence, have the ability to participate actively within a group, and are medically stable Program includes experiences such as living in residence in a supportive environment, traveling […]

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Health Council of Canada’s new resource, A Citizen’s Guide to Health Indicators

We are pleased to provide you with the Health Council of Canada’s new resource, entitled A Citizen’s Guide to Health Indicators A Citizen’s Guide to Health Indicators provides user-friendly information about health indicators: what they are, how they are used to inform decisions about the health care system, and their limitations, along with links to valuable […]

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One Stop Evidence Guide for Brain Injury: Where to Search for Evidence Reviews

Evidence resources for brain injury One Stop Evidence Guide for Brain Injury: Where to Search for Evidence Reviews The Global Evidence Mapping (GEM) project has mapped the available research in traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. Co-authored and initiated by: Dr Tari Turner Senior Research Fellow | Global Evidence Mapping Initiative Knowledge Translation & […]

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Neuroscience Core Concepts

The Essential Principles of Neuroscience What Are Neuroscience Core Concepts? Neuroscience Core Concepts offer fundamental principles that one should know about the brain and nervous system, the most complex living structure known in the universe. They are a practical resource about: • How your brain works and how it is formed. • How it guides […]

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International Network for Social Workers in Acquired Brain Injury (INSWABI)

Mission Through international collaboration, to advance the social work contribution to the field of acquired brain injury (ABI), for the benefit of people with ABI, their families, significant others and broader support networks. Aim The network will aim to fulfill this mission by means of (i) information exchange, (ii) development, (iii) support, (iv) advocacy (v) […]

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Brain Injury Dialogues

UPDATE January 2010 “I highly recommend… for survivors, family members, caregivers, medical providers, and anyone wanting to learn more about traumatic brain injury.” – Jennifer Charvet, Alaska Brain Injury Network Hello, I want to alert you to our documentary on DVD that I, a brain injury survivor of 18 years, have co-directed with my friend, […]

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SMARTRISK's "The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada"

Today marks the official release of SMARTRISK’s “The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada” report, which reveals that injury costs Canadians close to $20 billion each year. The numbers and costs are calculated both for unintentional and intentional injuries and the figures are broken down by province. You can find PDFs of the executive summaries […]

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Second Chance to Live

Please let me introduce myself. My name is Craig J. Phillips. I am a traumatic brain injury survivor, a master’s level rehabilitation counselor, a peer mentor, an advocate, a motivational and inspirational speaker and an internationally published author. On February 6, 2007 at the encouragement of a professional friend I created *Second Chance to Live* […]

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