- Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program – Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre
The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program comprises multiple services and interdisciplinary teams. The cornerstone of care is an organized, programmatic approach to interdisciplinary assessment, treatment & education for survivors of traumatic & non-traumatic brain injuries & their families.
- Brain Repair Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – (USA)
- Think First – Programs & Resources – Concussions
- Think First – Safety Info & Resources
- Child Safety Link – Choosing the right helmet for your sport
- John Byler – You Look Great! – Inside a TBI
- Jane McGonigal – The game that can give you 10 extra years of life
- Adolescent BI Guides created by Asraa Al-Mosawie and Dr. Stan Kutcher (copyrighted): Brain Injury Guide for Youth and Understanding Brain Injury in Adolescence available for download.
- The Direct Family Support Program exists to offer families regular breaks from their caregiving responsibilities. This program does not provide funding for full time in-home support.
- Contact your local Community Services office: on the web or call toll free at 1-877-424-1177
- ‘Post-concussion syndrome’ by Mayo Clinic Staff
- Video – The Crash Reel: “The Crash”
- Book – Regaining Consciousness: My Encounter with Mild Brain Injury, written by Deb Angus. Ordering and additional information can be found at here
Patients Like Me – PatientsLikeMe is an online community that “is committed to putting patients first. We do this by providing a better, more effective way for you to share your real-world health experiences in order to help yourself, other patients like you and organizations that focus on your conditions.” Click here for more information.
- reachAbility is Redefining Partnership to Fill gaps in ServicereachAbility is pleased to announce its Form Filling Assistance program. In response to a community need, reachAbility is partnering with the Halifax YMCA and Dalhousie University Pro Bono Students (PBSC) to provide support to those having difficulty filling out important forms.The Form Filling Assistance program is free and will occur every Wednesday 9 – 11 a.m. at the Gottingen Street YMCA in the Halifax Boardroom. Assistance will be provided for forms such as criminal record pardons, lease agreements, applications and more.reachAbility is a place of acceptance dedicated to enriching and empowering individuals and the community through a fair, equitable and inclusive culture. Our reputation for fun, interesting, engaging and creative programming is well-founded. Our free programs are dedicated to equalizing the playing field for all citizens facing barriers.
Visit their website at www.reachability.org
Other Brain Injury Associations:
- Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC)
- BC Brain Injury Association
- The Brain Injury Association of Alberta
- Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association
- Manitoba Brain Injury Association
- Ontario Brain Injury Association
- Regroupement des associations de personnes traumatisées craniocérébrales du Québec
- Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island
- Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association
- Brain Injury Association of America
- Brain Injury Centre (USA)