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Adult Support Groups

Upcoming Meetings

Survivors and Caregivers

Weekly meetings are open to adult 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.

Due to Covid, our Adult Support Group will meet virtually through Zoom every Tuesday at 7:00pm. 

Location

Date

Description

Zoom

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Maddy Bacon of Lawlor Therapy

Rec Therapy – The Importance of Recreation for a Balanced Lifestyle

Zoom

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Year End Debrief and Lighthearted Fun

Talk and Debrief with other Members and Share Strategies Along with some Games and Giveaways

In Person Event — Milton 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Support Group Social – Last Meeting of the Season

Year End Member Get Together. Capacity Limited to 25 — Pre-registration will be required.

Family 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

  Due to Covid, our Caregivers Only Support Group will meet virtually through Zoom. 

Location

Date

Description

Zoom

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Isolated and Burnt Out as a Caregiver?

Join us for an open discussion about living and caring for a loved one who has sustained a Brain Injury.



Areas of Discussion:
1. Main challenges

2. Sharing strategies
3. Survivors – insight into their limitations, how do you address them without taking away their hope and dignity?
4. How to deal with mood swings and anger outbursts?
5. Difficulties finding services and funding. 
6. Acceptance and moving forward finding a “new normal”. 

Support Group Speakers

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Peer Mentoring Program & Review of Speakers and Resources  Sue Brushey, Peer Support Coordinator for BIAPH   Peer …

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 An Overview of the Brain Basics Course offered by OBIA Lauren Hough, Community Outreach, Ontario Brain Injury Association …

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Redefining Medical Client Monitoring  Jennifer Berg-Carnegie, Co-Founder of Invisible Care Jennifer Berg-Carnegie, co-founder of Invisible-Care and Occupational Therapist, …

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 An Overview of the Ontario Caregiver Organization and Services Provided Shrid Dhungel, Regional Lead for Community Engagement  Shrid …

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 CPP Disability Program and Benefits Yolla Eid, Outreach Officer with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Yolla Eid, will …

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