As the peak body for people affected by brain injury in Tasmania, BIAT provides members of the community access to information, resources and services.
The primary services provided by the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania can be summarised under the following headings:
Education and Training
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is able to provide training to
people with an acquired brain injury, families, carers, employment
agencies, health professionals, service providers, as well as schools.
BIAT continues to run the HU2BI program - an interactive program for secondary school students that aims at reducing the risk of them sustaining a brain injury.
Information and Referral
BIAT acts as the first point of contact for people with acquired brain injury, families, carers, service providers and the general community in relation to ABI issues providing information on, and referral to a variety of resources.Learn more >
As a Peak Body, BIAT has as its key role, advocacy to influence outcomes in public policy and resource allocation within government as well as the policies and practices of service agencies to ensure optimal results for people with acquired brain injury.Learn more >
ABI Identification Card
BIAT can provide an identification card to people with an acquired brain injury and/or epilepsy.
The card has a photo of the person on it and details the person’s name, address and phone number, their date of birth (optional), areas where the person may experience difficulty/difficulties i.e. speech, memory etc. and a nominated contact.