A voice for brain injury in Tasmania

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is the peak body for people living with or affected by brain injury across the state.

About BIAT

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is the peak body for people living with or affected by brain injury in Tasmania.

While based in Hobart, BIAT provides services to all regions of Tasmania.

ABOUT BIAT

WHAT'S NEW?

"Violence is not only a cause, but a consequence of brain injury..."

BIAT invites you to join us for the upcoming a panel discussion on "The intersection between  brain injury and family violence". 

It includes special guest members Ginger Gorman (Award Winning Journalist), Alina Thomas (SHE 'Support, Help, Empowerment' CEO), Janine Martin (Clinical Neuropsychologist) and Liz Avery (Specialist Family Violence Prosecutor).

Time - 6:00pm
Date - 3rd November 2015
Venue - 83 Melville Street, Hobart

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BIA Week 2018

Brain Injury Awareness Week is on from 20th - 26th August 2018.

Join with us in celebrating the week, as well as BIAT's 20th birthday celebration, on Monday 20th August. Later in the evening is a panel discussion on "Parenting after brain injury – implications for child safety and family violence services".

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What does BIAT do?

Education and Training

A major role of BIAT is to promote community awareness and understanding of acquired brain injury, in terms of both prevention and the impact of ABI on the lives of individuals, families and the broader community.

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ABI Identification Card

BIAT can provide an identification card to people with an acquired brain injury and/or epilepsy. The card identifies areas where the person may experience difficulty/difficulties i.e. speech, memory etc. and a nominated contact person.

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Heads Up 2 Brain Injury

BIAT facilitates and runs the Heads Up 2 Brain Injury (HU2BI) program, an interactive learning experience for students with the goal of influencing their behaviour and attitudes to reduce their chances of sustaining a brain injury.

ABOUT HU2BI