When Symptoms Of Single And Multiple Concussion Persist – Oct 21 & Oct 28 2019

These two-part workshops focus on education on concussion, including a review of current research on the short and long-term effects of single and multiple concussions. We will also review strategies that may assist in the management of persistent post-concussive symptoms, followed by a question and answer period. FACILITATORS: Dorothy Heidbuurt  and Natasha D’Souza   Psychosocial […]

10th annual Oakville Civitan charity Golf Classic

Hello Friends, Partners and Supporters,   I would like to take this opportunity to announce that, as last year, we will once again be the sole beneficiaries of the Oakville Civitan Golf Tournament. It is the 10th annual and we look to make this the greatest yet. Your continued support means the world to the […]

Fishing with Charter Ability

On Tuesday evening, Halton Day Program organized a fishing trip through a program called Charter Ability. CharterAbility is a registered charity dedicated to providing accessible, recreational, boating at no cost to people of all ages who are deprived of the opportunity by virtue of their physical limitations or personal circumstances. Find out more about this […]

Studio 89 Features Mind Forward Bands

It was June 30th on the Canada Day long weekend, the weather was hot, but indoors in an air-conditioned cafe, patrons had the opportunity to listen to some great music while enjoying their lattes. Two Mind Forward bands were featured, as those in attendance listened to the groups play seven popular tunes, including Summer of […]

Ontario Brain Institute Gives Boost to Community-Led Programs

Toronto, May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) has announced the first recipients of funding under the newly launched Growing Expertise in Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (GEEK) program. OBI-GEEK supports programs run by community organizations which aim to improve the lives of people living with brain disorders.  OBI has committed $300,000 […]

Government of Canada to Build Supportive and Affordable Housing for Individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries

SUDBURY, ON, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ – Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history. Today in Sudbury, Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of […]

Organization Using Art to Pioneer New Frontiers

Mind Forward Brain Injury Services is partnering with The Artis magazine to promote the work of local artists and pioneering new frontiers with brain injury in the art world. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Mind Forward Brain Injury Services presented Art Rewired from the Creative Hemisphere: A Spotlight Event, featuring the work of individuals who have […]