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ABI Support Groups

Upcoming Meetings

Survivors and Caregivers

Weekly meetings are open to brain injury survivors and caregivers. This group meets on Tuesdays between 7:00pm to 8:30pm (end time may vary). Members register via weekly email. Once registered a meeting link is sent to the email listed on the registration to join on the date of the meeting. If needed you can also be connected to the meeting through the phone. New members welcome, please contact us for information. For Questions and/or Inquiries please contact us at 905-823-2221, or send us an email at supportgroups@biaph.com.

Our ABI Support Group meets In-Person (at community locations) as well as Online (Zoom) throughout the month.  Registration is required for all meetings. 

Location

Date

Description

Zoom

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Guest Speaker: Cherisse McKay, Neuropsychologist

Cherisse McKay of Storrie, Velikonja and Associates on “Ask a Neuropsychologist” a Q & A session on questions you have about the brain, your injuries, and the role of a Neuropsychologist.

No Meeting

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

No Meeting

In Person

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

In Person Social – Survivors and Caregivers

We are hosting our annual fundraising event on December 1st at the Mississauga Convention Center. For those who prefer to join us for our more intimate event, survivors and caregivers are welome to register to attend a Holiday Dinner at a Swiss Chalet in Peel/Halton. Cost to attend will be $10 with the remainder to be funded by BIAPH.

N/A

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

No Meeting due to Holiday Break

N/A

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

No Meeting due to Holiday Break

Caregivers Only

Monthly meetings are open to caregivers of acquired brain injury survivors. This group meets once a month on Tuesdays, between 7:00pm to 8:30pm (end time may vary). Members register via weekly email. Once registered a meeting link is sent to the email listed on the registration to join on the date of the meeting. If needed you can also be connected to the meeting through your phone. New members are always welcome!

For questions and/or inquiries please contact us at 905-823-2221, or send us an email at supportgroups@biaph.com.

Upcoming Meetings for Caregivers Only

Our Caregiver Support Group is hosted solely Online (Zoom) due to the large geographic area our caregivers join us from. Registration is required for all meetings. 

Location

Date

Description

Zoom

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Megan Gardell, Behaviour Therapist


Megan Gardell with Anchor Rehabilitation Support Services on Behavioural Strategies for Caregivers

Zoom

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Holiday Tips

Share support, strategies and personal experiences with other caregivers assisting someone with an acquired brain injury.

Support Group Speakers

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 An Introduction and Overview of the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop Laurie Hodgkinson, Program Coordinator for the Waterloo …

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Self Advocacy Following ABI  Judy Guse Salah, R.N. with JGS Health Judy Guse Salah, has been practicing since 1973, …

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Donald Guse-Salah, Program Manager with the Discover Ability Network Donald Guse-Salah, Program Manager with the Discover Ability Network …

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Caregiver Meeting discussing Relationships following an ABI — Intimacy and Loss Vincent Roberts, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist & Life …

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Navigating Funding following ABI — Private and Insurance Pathways Judy Guse Salah, R.N. with JGS Health Judy Guse …

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Functional In-home Physiotherapist Services — Neurophysiotherapy, Craniosacral & Reiki: What do these approaches look like and how can …