Tag: Brain Injury Australia

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How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement

Vicki Abraham has been in private practice for 16 years and Abraham OT Services P/L (AOTS) has 5 OT’s providing OT services to people with varying conditions. Vicki’s clinic focuses on the use of robotic /computer based therapy devices and CI Therapy due to the need for Neurological Upper Limb Rehab within the community setting…

1 Nov 2016, by Informa Australia

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The Importance of Increasing the Community Awareness of Aphasia

According to The Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway (AARP), 15 million strokes occur each year worldwide, and up to 38% of stroke survivors have aphasia. The effects of aphasia create significant implications for the quality of life and functioning of an individual. The AARP’s set of care standards for aphasia management, allows speech pathologists to create…

29 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

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Setting the scene for Acquired Brain Injury in Australia

We'd like to thank all the speakers, industry advocates and participants who supported our 2nd Annual National Acquired Brain Injury conference in Sydney this week.  Your commitment, experience and enthusiasm greatly contributed to the honest and energetic discussions that took place over the two days. We'd particularly like to thank Nick Rushworth, Executive Officer, Brain…

13 Nov 2014, by Informa Australia

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Be a rebel with a cause: Sidetember, feel the burns

In 2012, the friends and families of the over 700,000 Australians living with an acquired brain injury (ABI) re-named September, “Sidetember” – Re-making the month into a fun initiative to support the work of Brain Injury Australia and its State and Territory Member organisations. Men are invited to grow and shape their sideburns long and loud,…

20 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia