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February 2015
February 5, 2015
6:30PM
to
9:00PM
Location:

Winsor Gallery
258 E. 1st Avenue
Vancouver

Each year, the BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA) organizes a fundraising Cocktail Gala to help improve the lives of people with acquired brain injuries.

February 13, 2015
9:00AM
to
4:00AM
Location:

University Golf Club
5185 University Blvd.
Vancouver

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability among children and youth. Survivors of pediatric TBI often show significant cognitive, social, behavioral, and psychological sequelae that can lead to lasting declines in their overall quality of life. This workshop will begin with an overview of pediatric TBI in terms of its epidemiology, pathophysiology, and outcomes. It will then focus on three critical topics that have been the focus of the speaker’s research:

February 26, 2015
6:00PM
to
9:00PM
Location:

GF Strong Rehab Centre
Social Services Seminar Room 189
4255 Laurel St
Vancouver

Workshops for Survivors, Family and Friends: 

A physiatrist will talk about how the brain functions and what happens after a stroke and its recovery. An interactive group discussion will follow around general rehabilitation strategies and caregiver resources.

For Questions and Registration call 604-737-6221 or e-mail helena.jung@vch.ca<

February 26, 2015
7:00PM
Location:

Lions Gate Hospital
Seminar Room A - main floor
231 15th St. E.
North Vancouver

Connect with other brain injury survivors and share experiences at our monthly meet-up, hosted by the North Shore Advocacy Group. The meet-up is run every 4th Thursday of the month. For more information about the event please visit our website : www.nsadvocacy.ca<

To register for the meet-up, contact us by phone at 604-779-2472 or by e-mail: help@nsadvocacy.ca<.

February 27, 2015
6:00PM
to
10:00PM
Location:

Hard Rock Casino
Coquitlam,
080 United Blvd

Come Join us to recognize and honour John Simpson. For over thirty years, John Simpson has been a pioneer in the movement to improve services for people with acquired brain injuries.  He has averaged more than 50 hours a month of volunteer time; advocating for families and survivors of brain injury, meeting with government officials, funders and service providers.  He is a mentor for professionals and is recognized throughout Canada and the United States for his work in the brain injury field. 

A project of:

BCBIA Logo

Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. 

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