Event Listings

The following listings are not necessarily Toronto ABI Network events and are provided for information only. Please refer to the contacts provided for additional information.

We make every reasonable effort to ensure accuracy. If you find an error, please let us know. To include your event, please send details to [email protected].

Research Talk

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital’s Bloorview Research Institute (BRI)
Research talk: From Bedside to Bench: Youth and Family Experiences as a Driver for Research in Acquired Brain Injury
Dr. Shannon Scratch
Date: Tuesday, June 6th
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM EST
To register, visit: 
For more information contact: [email protected]
For those who register but are unable to attend the event, a recording of Dr. Scratch’s talk will be emailed to you.


Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) – 2023 Provincial ABI Conference
Harnessing the Power After Brain Injury
Date: November 8-10, 2023
Location: Sheraton Fallsview, Niagara Falls, ON
For more information, contact: Terry Bartol, Conference Coordinator
Phone: 905-641-8877 ext. 234 | Email: [email protected]

Educational events

Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) Webinars – Education and Support Series for people with persisting concussion symptoms, their families and friends and their healthcare professionals

Caregiver Education Program
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

Concussion Awareness Training Tool – E-Learning Course
BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit

Echo Ontario Concussion
University Health Network (UHN)

Complimentary Brain Injury Webinars for Professionals
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) and Brain Changes Initiative (BCI)
Distinguished Speaker’s Webinar series designed to inform frontline health care workers and professionals in the field of brain injury.

Online Courses

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) e-Learning
The Brain Basics e-Learning course is designed to provide frontline Health Care Workers, Caregivers and others with an opportunity to learn an understandable introduction to the world of Brain Injury.

Ontario Brain Injury Association (in collaboration with Brock University)
Certificate Course: Level 2 Cognitive Interventions for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
Pre-requisite required:  Level 1 Neurorehabilitation:  Assisting Recovery and Function in Everyday Like Following Brain Injury
Date:  June 8 – 9, 2023
Location:  Online Streamed Live to a Virtual Classroom
Presented by:  Dr. Dawn Good and Dr. Julie Baker
For further information contact:  Bronwyn Cooper
Phone:  1-855-642-8877 ext 250 or by email: [email protected]
Click HERE to register


Injury is NOT Equal Podcast
Produced by the Centre for Injury Prevention, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
The second podcast series focuses on topics specific to traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Episode #2 discusses the importance of access to specialized services and neurorehabilitation for survivors of TBI, and features Sunnybrook’s Advanced Practice Nurse, Nicole Cross and the Toronto ABI Network’s Referral Coordinator, Julie Osbelt.

Sharing Experiences with Concussion/TBI Podcasts
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA), Headsup Concussion Advocacy Network and former Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation
This series facilitates an environment for industry professionals and people directly affected by the injury to have meaningful, informed discussions about what it’s like going through a Concussion/TBI in various aspects of life.
The Podcasts are available on OBIA’s YouTube Channel.

Support Groups

Headspin (Youth and Young Adult Support Group)
Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton (BIAPH)

Men’s Social Drop-In
Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)

Online Concussion Support Group
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

Parent Support Group
Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)

Peer Support Post Concussion Drop-In
Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)

Peer Support Program
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

When Symptoms of Single and Multiple Concussions Persist: An Education and Support Workshop
University Health Network (UHN)

Young Adult Group
Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)