August 17, 2020
When: Wednesday 19 August 2020
Time: Online Video Premiere available from 3:00pm onwards
Where: BIAT Facebook Page
Holly’s 4th concussion was sustained in May 2019 while playing AFL and has affected many areas of her life since then, including sport and school. Holly, and her dad Mike, describe how different Holly’s recovery has been following her most recent concussion, in comparison to her three previous concussions.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury and is usually defined as a ‘mild’ brain injury in terms of severity. However, as Holly’s Story shows, even mild brain injury can cause long-term cognitive problems that affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities.
'Holly's Story' is a video premiere event and will be available to view on the BIAT Facebook page from 3:00pm onwards on Wednesday 19 August.
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania worked with Domin8 Media to produce ‘Holly’s Story’.
"Government must ensure people aren’t left struggling for support" writes BIAT executive officer, Deborah Byrne, in this Talking Point article published in The Mercury Newspaper on Friday 7 May 2021.View Article >
BIAT invite you to attend a state-wide Brain Injury Peer Support Group online via Zoom - Wednesday 19 May.View Article >
Researchers at the University of Tasmania invite individuals with or without an acquired brain injury (ABI) to participate in a study about ABI and social cognition - how people process, store, and apply information about other people and social situations.View Article >