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ONF celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Queen’s Park

December 03, 2018 | Posted in Announcements

Understanding the gaps in care for those living with neurotrauma injuries is key to the work we do at ONF. Today, on December 3 we were proud to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities with March of Dimes Canada and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario.

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NeuroMatters: Fall 2018 issue

December 03, 2018 | Posted in NeuroMatters

Topics in this edition of NeuroMatters include a researcher profile on Injury Prevention contributor, Dr. Alan Salmoni, a round up of the Fall Prevention Month campaign and highlights of the awarded ONF/CIHR Fellowship, among other topics related to neurotrauma research and implementation.

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Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Gauthier, recipient of the Rick and Amanda Hansen Fellowship

November 27, 2018 | Posted in Announcements

Dr. Cindy Gauthier is the recipient of the Rick and Amanda Hansen Fellowship, in Partnership with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute. Her research will focus on the use of functional electrical stimulation to improve balance and hand/arm function in people with SCI. 

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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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