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Legislature marks the first Rowan’s Law Day

September 26, 2018

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation CEO Kent Bassett-Spiers, a member of the Rowan’s Law Expert Advisory Committee, was invited to the legislature to officially commemorate the first annual Rowan’s Law Day, September 26.

Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), 2018, was passed with all-party support in March 2018 and established an annual Rowan’s Law Day as an opportunity to commemorate Rowan Stringer and raise awareness about concussions and concussion safety.

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ERABI User Needs Survey

September 25, 2018 | Posted in Announcements, ABI

The ONF-funded ERABI (Evidence-Based Review of Moderate To Severe Acquired Brain Injury) Project Team will be revising their website as is looking for feedback from its users.

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Loop anniversary and Loop Junior launch

September 13, 2018 | Posted in Announcements, Prevention

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) celebrates the third anniversary of Loop  and the arrival of Loop Junior!

Embarking on its fourth year since launch in September 2015, Loop has been an instrumental resource for the Fall Prevention Community of Practice (CoP). The free digital and bilingual platform provides users with an interactive network and an array of services to strengthen fall prevention efforts. 

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Spring/Summer Edition of NeuroMatters is published

July 25, 2018 | Posted in NeuroMatters

Topics in this edition of NeuroMatters include the 20th Anniversary announcement, an overview of revised ONF concussion guideline, news about developments hereto the strengthened partnership between ONF and the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA), an update on the Care Pathways plan and highlights from the Fall Prevention all-ages toolkit. Click for more...

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New toolkit for Fall Prevention Month

July 03, 2018 | Posted in Announcements, Prevention

Fall Prevention Month (FPM) is still a few months away; but our Prevention team and collaborators have been busy building toolkits and resources to ensure an impactful campaign for the fourth annual FPM. Throughout the month of November organizations and individuals are encouraged to join together in coordinating fall prevention initiatives to lower the rate of falls across the lifespan. 

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Job Posting: Post-Doctoral Fellow

June 26, 2018 | Posted in Announcements

This post-doctoral fellowship will support the work of both the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF). ONF is the largest provincial funder of research, guideline development and implementation in the area of acquired brain injury (ABI).

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