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Ninth Annual Ottawa and Eastern Ontario Brain Injury Awareness Day - Wednesday June 14, 2017

Acquired Brain Injury Articles

  • Statistics

    The true numbers are staggering; see how it compares with other health conditions...

  • Definition of ABI

    Developed by the Clinical Data Working Group of the Toronto ABI Network and adopted by their Advisory Committee

  • Types of Head Injury

    Describes the different types of head injury

  • Physical Changes after a Brain Injury
    Adapted from the Toronto Acquired brain Injury Network

    Describes how brain injury may lead to physical changes which can be temporary or permanent depending on the nature, severity and location of the brain injury.

  • Cognitive Changes after a Brain Injury
    Adapted from the Toronto Acquired brain Injury Network

    Describes how cognitive changes after brain injury can affect the way a person thinks, learns and remembers.

  • Emotional and behavioural Changes after a Brain Injury
    Adapted from the Toronto Acquired brain Injury Network

    Describes changes in a person's emotional reaction or behaviour after a brain injury, often the most difficult for the individual and families to deal with.

  • Hormonal Changes after a Brain Injury
    Courtesy of headway.org.uk

    Describes some of the common issues as they relate to hormonal changes following a brain injury.

  • Brain Anatomy, Functions & Symptoms

    Describes brain anatomy, its functions and symptoms following a brain injury.

  • 3-D Brain Interactive
    Courtesy of g2conline.org

    The G2C Brain is an interactive 3-D model of the brain, with 29 structures that can be rotated in three-dimensional space. Each structure has information on brain disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern neuroscience research.

  • Stimulate the Brain
    Courtesy of National Geographic

    Describes the anatomy of the brain and its function with a special interactive feature.

  • Ranchos Los Amigos Scale

    Describes this medical scale used to assess individuals after a brain injury, based on cognitive and behavioural presentations as they emerge from coma.