Truly inspiring stories by BIST members.
What happens when the normal effects of aging interact with the disabling conditions caused by brain injury?
This BIST support group allows individuals living with the effects of brain injury to meet others with similar experiences. The group offers valuable emotional support, information and resources and will enable you to meet new friends, become more familiar with resources in the community, and provide an environment where positive and negative feelings can be expressed without judgment from others.
Helpful tips about returning to work, looking for employment and advice on what to tell potential employers about your ABI.
The Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs
Emergency Management Ontario and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario have developed an Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs.
The guide is available in English, French, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi and Spanish.
Printable Survivor Brochures
Fundamentals for Living Better after Brain Injury – By Sarah Demm and Jeff Kreutzer
Coping Effectively with Loss and Change – By Sarah Demm and Jeff Kreutzer
Effective Stress Management – By Jeff Kreutzer and Laura Taylor
Effective Anger Management – By Sarah Demm and Jeff Kreutzer
Building Relationships and Overcoming Loneliness – Sarah Demm and Jeff Kreutzer
Neurological Illness and Anger – Helping Patients Control Their Anger – By Sarah Demm and Jeff Kreutzer
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