How it feels to have a stroke
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened, as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding; she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.
Les préoccupations de la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec en matière de réadaptation existent depuis sa création en 1978. Consciente des difficultés que provoquent certains traumatismes graves sur le plan humain, la Société publie la présente brochure afin de venir en aide aux personnes qui sont aux prises avec les problèmes qu'entraîne un traumatisme cranio-cérébral.
Acquired Brain Injury Resources
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.
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.
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.
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 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.