January 16, 2019
National Brain Injury Awareness Week is a week-long campaign to raise community awareness of brain injury, and to assist in the reduction of the incidence of brain injury. Each year the week provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on brain injury and to highlight some of the (often hidden) impacts experienced by people living with brain injury and their families/carers.
A brain injury can happen to anyone at any time, including significant numbers of people who have children. During Brain Injury Awareness Week 2018 BIAT facilitated a panel-style discussion focused on increasing community understanding of the implications of parental brain injury for child safety services.
For people with brain injury there are many cognitive, physical, communication, behavioural or psychological problems, and parenting can present complex challenges.
BIAT would like to thank panellists:
People with brain injury and their families are invited to share their views via an online survey and help make the Brain Injury Assistance Card as useful as it can be for people.View Article >
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania invite you to join, or continue with, BIAT as a member in 2021 - using our new online application form!View Article >
BIAT invite people with brain injury and their families to share their views and help make the Assistance Card as useful as it can be - Ulverstone (22 Feb), Launceston (23 Feb), Hobart (1 March).View Article >