Up Coming Events

Next Workshop – November 23rd, 2017 – 1:30 pm –
Can cannabis be used to treat acquired brain injuries? – Facilitated by Sabrina Ramkellawan – President & Co-Founder CIMA
Location: Richmond Hill Public Library Central Branch, Room A

Join us for this free educational workshop to explore the potential use of cannabis for the treatment of acquired brain injuries (ABI). We will review the history of cannabis, better understand current (and proposed future) laws and regulations in Canada, and examine research that supports the use of cannabis in people living with ABIs.

As always, refreshments, snacks and good company will be provided.

Click here to download the flyer -> Cannabis Workshop


Next Workshop – June 23th, 2017 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mindful Meditation and Mindful Art – Workshop – Facilitated by Amee Le, Occupational Therapist

Mindful Art Workshop is a therapeutic group for adults with an acquired brain injury (ABI). The program combines mindfulness strategies with a functional art activity to encourage participants to find meaning through shared experiences.

This will be a special workshop which will take place over 4 sessions. Two separate workshops are offered. Spaces will be limited.

For more information please contact Arvinder Gaya – arvinder.gaya@piot.ca

Session Dates:
Workshop 1: April 7, 21, 28 & May 5, 2017
Workshop 2: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2017
Day: Friday from 10 – 12 pm
Location: 6221 Highway 7, Vaughan – Unit 8

Click here to download the flyer -> BIAYR – Mindful Art Workshop Final Feb 2017 (1)

See you there!

BIAYR Annual June Mixer – Thursday, June 8th, from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Please join us for the Fourth Annual Brain Injury Association of York Region (BIAYR) Mixer in celebration of Brain Injury Awareness Month on June 8, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

The Mixer aims to bring together survivors and caregivers, with the supporters of the BIAYR, to raise money for future services and community initiatives. All are welcome and we hope that you will join us for an evening of fun and networking for this great cause.

Attendees can prepay via PayPal and, as always, survivors are free!

Annual General Meeting – Tuesday, June 13th, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This year’s AGM will be held at 11181 Yonge Street, L4S 1L2 Richmond Hill. Please email info@biayr.org to confirm your attendance prior to June 14th as spaces are limited.

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