WHAT DOES BIAT DO?

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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.

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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.

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Systemic Advocacy

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.

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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 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.

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BIAT Membership

Being a member keeps you up to date about government decisions that may affect your day-today life and/or your work. Benefits also include receiving our regular eNews Bulletins, periodic physical issues of the Synapse Bridge magazine as well as priority invitation to relevant events facilitated by BIAT.

BIAT offers three (3) types of membership: Full, Associate and Honorary. Click the link below to learn more.

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