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Brain Injury Resources

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services (VCBIS) is proud to provide access to a series of articles designed to enhance the understanding of the acquired brain injury field; from either the perspective of the survivors, family and friend, professional or the general public.

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Acquired Brain Injury Resources

Brainstreams.ca

Brainstreams.ca provides information, education and social networking supports for survivors and families. It has been welcomed by the brain injury community by successfully offering a "one-stop shop" for information and to combat isolation on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week.

Neuroskills.com

The mission of CNS is to reduce disability, maximize independence, and achieve the maximum possible quality of life for clients who have suffered brain injury within the client existing financial constraints.

Brainline.org

A site dedicated to preventing, treating and living with traumatic brain injury.

Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre

The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre’s (TOHRC) Acquired Brain Injury Care Stream provides a range of patient-centered care from the acute stage to the community.

Braintrustcanada.com

BrainTrust Canada Association is a progressive community agency dedicated to preventing injury and maximizing independence for people living with brain injury. We offer services to individuals with brain injury and their families in BC interior and our injury prevention efforts have impact across the nation.

The DANA Foundation

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants and educates the public about the successes and potential of brain research. Dana produces free publications; coordinates the International Brain Awareness Week campaign, and supports the Dana Alliances.

Educating Educators About ABI

Teaching teachers how to accommodate students living with the effects of ABI.

Acquired Brain Injury Resources for Kids

Kidshealth.org

If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behaviour, and development from before birth through the teen years.

Brainline.org for Kids

BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering authoritative information and support to anyone whose life has been affected by brain injury or PTSD: people with brain injuries, their family and friends, and the professionals who work with them.

Prevention

Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth

This site aims to prevent traumatic injuries and injury related mortality across all ages through community education, collaboration and awareness.

ThinkFirst Foundation of Canada

ThinkFirst is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries.

Prevent a Fall

Prevent a Fall provides tips for fall prevention for those over 65. However, whatever age we are, none of us are immune to falling.

SmartRisk

Empowering youth through education, programming and policy change to recognize and manage their risks of injury in the smartest ways possible.

Cdc.gov (Traumatic Brain Injury)

CDC's research and programs work to prevent TBI and help people better recognize, respond, and recover if a TBI occurs.

Protectyourhead.com

Protect your head from BrainTrust Canada Association is an experiential site. Get ready to experience what it may feel like to have a brain injury.

Training (your brain)

Brainhealthandpuzzles

A site where you can learn, maintain and improve your "brain".

Lumosity.com

This is a site where you can Improve brain health and performance (enhance memory, attention and creativity through easy, web-based training program).

Positscience.com (Your Brain)

Scientifically proven to sharpen focus, improve memory, and change lives

COMMUNITY SERVICES

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BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATIONS

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BRAIN INJURY RESOURCES

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GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Focus on different approaches used to help survivors and their family to best cope with their new challenges.

There is hope for a traumatic brain injury.

Collaboration with professionals such as Clinical Psychologists, service providers, community groups and other agencies to ensure that clients have access to appropriate options and resources.

English is here also to ensure that clients have access to appropriate options and resources and more resources.

Community-Based Living Support

All needs, requirements, and special considerations are identified within the Individual Support Plan, a document that provides a holistic rehabilitation and maintenance plan.

All needs, requirements, and special considerations are identified within the Individual Support Plan, a document that provides a holistic rehabilitation and maintenance plan.

IN THE NEWS

Head Injury in Sport

Jason Osler / CBC News

Importance of Self-care

Nicole Reis / CBC News

Mysterious Symptoms

Bruce Campion-Smith / Toronto Star

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