As part of Brain Injury Awareness Week 2020, BIAT spoke to Year 9 student Holly, and her dad Mike, who discuss the ongoing impact of Holly's 4th concussion.
Izzy Flint: The Real Life Impact of Concussion
To promote Brain Injury Awareness Week 2020, Tasmanian Izzy Flint shares her experience of concussion following a mountain bike crash.
Tasmanian Launch of Brain Injury Awareness Week 2020
Join the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) to celebrate the launch of Brain Injury Awareness Week 2020 in Tasmania.
During Brain Injury Awareness Week 2018, Nick shared his story with BIAT executive officer, Deborah Byrne, and described what BIAT honorary membership means to him.
BIAT Panel Discussion: "Parenting after brain injury"
As a part of Brain Injury Awareness Week in 2018, the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania hosted a panel discussion titled "Parenting after brain injury - implications for child safety and family violence services."
In the lead up to Brain Injury Awareness Week 2017, BIAT, in conjunction with Domin8 Designs, produced a video with Ella, a sixteen year old Tasmanian girl, and her mum, Traci-Jean, about the changes to their lives after Ella was hit in the head with a hockey ball 14 months earlier.
BIAT Awareness Raising Video
This awareness raising video was developed by BIAT to highlight the fact that brain injury can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. It also challenges the common misconception that it requires a significant event, such as a car crash, to sustain a brain injury.
BIAT Panel Discussion: "Brain Injury and Family Violence"
In November 2015, the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania held a panel discussion focusing on "the intersection between brain injury and family violence". In line with our community awareness raising aspirations, BIAT is pleased to share some recordings from the panel.
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As part of 2016 National Brain Injury Awareness Week, BIAT worked with local media and design business Domin8 Designs to produce a short video with Alf, a Tasmanian man living with an acquired brain injury (ABI), to hear about his story and lived experience.
HU2BI In The News
BIAT's Heads Up 2 Brain Injury schools program featured on the local news.
BIAT TV Advertisements (2009)
The series of TV advertisements by BIAT that aired in 2009.
Brain Injury Assist: Coping with Grief and Loss
Grieving is a normal reaction to loss, and one of the many invisible consequences of brain injury. In this video a family member and clinical neuropsychologist discuss the impact of grief and loss, and possible coping strategies. BIAT produced this video in partnership with BrainLink Services Limited as part of the Brain Injury Assist project.
Brain Injury Assist: What to Expect in Hospital
In this video family members and medical professionals discuss 'What to Expect in Hospital' following a brain injury event. There are many people that you encounter in the hospital and knowing who is who can reduce the emotional stress. BIAT produced this video in partnership with BrainLink Services Limited as part of the Brain Injury Assist project.
Brain Injury Assist: Brain Injury and Rehabiliation - Professional Overview
Rehabilitation is about restoring as much quality of life and ability as possible. In this video we learn more about brain injury and rehabilitation from Jesse Hogan (a man living with brain injury), his family members, and allied health providers. BIAT produced this video in partnership with BrainLink Services Limited as part of the Brain Injury Assist project.
Brain Injury Peer Support Program Overview
This video describes how the BIAT Brain Injury Peer Support Program connects people with lived experience of brain injury with other individuals living with, or impacted by, brain injury.
Zoom Explainer Video Series
These BIAT videos help you learn how to use the video conferencing program Zoom.
Hidden Injury: How do families manage an acquired brain injury?
This SBS Insight Program looks at how families manage an Acquired Brain Injury.