Acquired Brain Injury Education
Working With People with Acquired Brain Injury
This New South Wales (Australia) website has been designed with professionals in mind (including referral staff, support workers, and case managers); however, the site will be useful to anyone working with people with ABI including family and friends. At the heart of the site are two Self-Study modules: 1) Introduction to ABI, and 2) Working with people with ABI.
New South Wales also has self-study modules for professionals working in the area of Traumatic Brain Injury: http://www.tbistafftraining.info
Traumatic Brain Injury Webcourse
This course is offered through the Ohio Valley Center (United States) for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. There are five (5) independent modules:
1. Incidence and Prevalence
2. Neurbehavioral Impairments
3. Impact on Lives related to health, finances, shelter, productivity and relationships
4. Screening for TBI - For Professionals
5. Adapting human services to better treat individuals with TBI - For Professionals
General Brain Education
Heart and Stroke Foundation
Stroke causes injury to the brain. This website provides general information regarding strokes and their prevention.
The Dana Foundation
The Dana Foundation is a private, philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants and public education.
The Secret Life of the Brain
This website covers general brain anatomy and differences based on lifespan, developmental stage and age.
Neuroscience for Kids
The Neuroscience for Kids website was created by Dr. Eric Chudler of the University of Washington in Seattle. It is intended as a resource for students and teachers wanting to learn more about the nervous system, including brain function. The website provides a fun way to learn about the nervous system through suggested experiments, activities and games.
Seizure disorders can sometimes be present after a brain injury. This website provides useful information on the effects of seizures.
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that provides support, education and information for those affected by a brain tumour.
This site has information for clients and families on rehabilitation topics and interventions.
Brain Injury Information and Resources
Evidence-Based Review of Moderate To Severe Acquired Brain Injury
This resource is a joint project to develop an evidence-based review of the literature for rehabilitation or rehabilitation-related interventions for ABI. The principle of the ABIEBR is to improve the quality of ABI rehabilitation by synthesizing the current literature into a utilizable format and laying the foundation for effective knowledge transfer to improve programs and services.
BrainLine.org - preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
This comprehensive website provides information for people with brain injury, their families and friends, and professionals who work with them. It includes multimedia presentations, personal stories, TBI resource listings, research findings in TBI, an "Ask the Expert" section and more.
Educating Educators About ABI: Teaching classroom teachers how to accommodate students living with the effects of ABI
This manual is intended as a resource to anyone involved in the education of a student who is living with the effects of an acquired brain injury.
Brain Injury Association of Canada
Brain Injury Association of America
International Brain Injury Association
brain injury Australia
Traumatic Brain Injury - National Resource Center
Traumatic Brain Injury - National Resource Center - free resources
This American website has short articles on various topics such as relationships, memory strategies, mood/emotions, returning to work, etc.
Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center - TBI Consumer Information
This American website provides information on understanding traumatic brain injury, the recovery process, brain injury effects on functioning, sleep & fatigue, driving, cognitive issues, emotions, the impact on family.
Behaviour Management after Brain Injury fact sheets. These fact sheets were created by the Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Service in Australia, and the information is targeted to three audience groups:
Brain Streams - is a website hosted by the Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference Society of British Columbia. Their Mission is to improve education on the brain and brain injuries, to help reduce isolation and to promote opportunities for collaboration. The website is divided into three sections: Learn, Connect and Find.
Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
Substance Use Brain Injury Bridging Project
Substance Abuse and Brain Injury Toolbox
This toolbox is from the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
Outcome Measures for Brain Injury
COMBI - The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury
Saskatchewan Rehabilitation Professionals working in brain injury
The links below provide discipline-specific information of various licensed professionals who work in the field of brain injury in Saskatchewan.
Nursing Saskatchewan College of Psychologists
The link below provides information regarding the role of nurses
Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association
The link below provides information regarding the role of occupational therapists
Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists
Speech Language Pathology
The link below provides information regarding the role of speech language pathologists
Saskatchewan Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
The link below provides information regarding the role of physical therapists
Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists
The link below provides information regarding the role of social workers
Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers
The link below provides information regarding the role of psychologists
Saskatchewan College of Psychologists