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Brain Injury Awareness Day Presentations

Want to relive the inspirational presentation by Carl Dixon? You can see all the sessions below, or visit the Brain Injury Awareness Day YouTube Channel. Carl Dixon Debjani Mukherjee, PhD, HEC C Ontario Brain Institute Who We Are and What We Do uOttawa Community Service Learning Student Projects Ottawa Brain Injury Awareness Day Draws 2023…

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Rock legend Carl Dixon to speak at Brain Injury Awareness Day Event

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services announces their 12th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day will take place on June 14, 2023. This one-day event features expert speakers offering research and valuable insights to brain injury survivors, family members, service providers and clinicians. Headlining the event this year is Canadian rock legend Carl Dixon who will deliver…

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(In the News) Breaking the link between brain injury and homelessness

From the Ottawa Citizen article by Blair Crawford, dated April 5, 2022. See the full article here.   The project has been looking at the barriers that put so many people with brain injuries out on the streets and what needs to be done to help them. Jason can tell you funny stories about growing…

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Evaluation of Homelessness Prevention Project

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services (VCBIS) received a one year Seed Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to pilot a Homelessness Prevention Project. This project was modeled on a project that had already been implemented in Toronto. There is a strong correlation between Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and homelessness. Research has shown that approximately 50%…

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund Grant

VCBIS was successful in obtaining a grant in the amount of $149,800 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This one-year grant, will be used to hire a Project Manager, a tele rehabilitation consultant, a program evaluator and an IT Specialist, as well as cover the costs for knowledge mobilization, and purchasing personal protective equipment. This project…

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