Brain Injury Associations
The Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley is a non-profit organization, which exists for the needs of families and survivors of brain injury in the Ottawa Valley regions
The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) seeks to develop, provide and disseminate information and educational tools that define, discuss and describe all aspects of acquired brain injury; to bring to the public's attention the definition and effects of acquired brain injury and its incidence and prevalence; to develop and support a province-wide network of community associations and groups whose primary mandate is the support and assistance of persons living with the effects of acquired brain injury.
The Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) supports ABI survivors and their family members. BIST members are children, parents, teens, spouses, and grandparents, professionals and service providers. Membership is open to anyone in the community with an interest in the challenges that come with living with the effects of brain injury.
The mandate of the Brain Injury Association of Canada is to improve the quality of life for all Canadians affected by acquired brain injury and promote its prevention. As well, BIAC is dedicated to facilitate post-trauma research, education and advocacy in partnership with national, provincial/territorial and regional associations and other stakeholders.
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the voice of brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. With a nationwide network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates and hundreds of local chapters and support groups, we provide help, hope and healing for individuals who live with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.
The International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) is dedicated to the development and support of multidisciplinary medical and clinical professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with brain injury.
To promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers.