Recap BIAT's involvement and activities during 2018 National Brain Injury Awareness week.
National Brain Injury Awareness Week is a week-long campaign to raise community awareness of brain injury, and to assist in the reduction of the incidence of brain injury. Each year the week provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on brain injury and to highlight some of the (often hidden) impacts experienced by people living with brain injury and their families/carers.
A brain injury can happen to anyone at any time, including significant numbers of people who have children. During Brain Injury Awareness Week 2018 BIAT facilitated a panel-style discussion focused on increasing community understanding of the implications of parental brain injury for child safety services.
For people with brain injury there are many cognitive, physical, communication, behavioural or psychological problems, and parenting can present complex challenges.
BIAT would like to thank panellists:
You are invited to attend this roundtable discussion on Tuesday 26th March with federal politicians and community leaders on how unpaid carers can be better supported.View Article >
An App made by people with acquired brain injury for people with brain injury, their loved ones, and everyone else.View Article >
TABIS (The Tasmanian Acquired Brain Injury Service, a division of Li-Ve Tasmania) continue their Cyber Safety campaign this month with the launch of the easy read resource: 'A guide for staying safe online' and a FREE Stay Safe Online information session in Launceston on Friday 22nd March.View Article >