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.
To promote Brain Injury Awareness Week 2020, Tasmanian Izzy Flint shares her experience of concussion following a mountain bike crash.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BIAT's Heads Up 2 Brain Injury schools program featured on the local news.
The series of TV advertisements by BIAT that aired in 2009.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These BIAT videos help you learn how to use the video conferencing program Zoom.
This SBS Insight Program looks at how families manage an Acquired Brain Injury.