About Us

Brain Injury Association of Durham Region (BIAD) is a registered, not-for-profit charitable organization, whose members are people who have experienced brain injuries and their caregivers. We serve the Durham Region by providing non-medical resources and supports.

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Virtual Program

BIAD Day Program offers a supportive environment where individuals with Brain Injury can engage in meaningful activities, based upon their individual strengths and interests. If you are looking for engaging programming please join us on Zoom  Mon - Fri

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about our services you may leave a message at 905-723-2732 or email inquiry at information@biad.ca To request services from BIAD you can download our referral form here or visit our services page on our website here 

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Our Services

BIAD services helps with enabling individuals, living with an brain injury, to be able to maintain an independent and empowered quality of life. BIAD offers a range of services to individuals such as: Community Support Services, Day Program, Peer Support, Homelessness Prevention and More

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Family and Friends Night

June 30th from 7pm - 9pm
Join us on zoom with your family and friends for a fun evening!

NEW Peer Support Program

The Peer Support Program connects people with a Mentor who has lived experiences with an individual (Partner) who is also living with the effects of an acquired brain injury who requires the support whether they be a survivor or caregiver.

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CLICK HERE FOR FULL VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

  • 10am Drawing Class

    Wednesday, June 23  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Come create and learn with us!

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83223870958?pwd=U3g1aUJZRyt5NVpRbWFVaWFxVml5Zz09

    Meeting ID: 832 2387 0958

    Passcode: 9409

    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free

     

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

    Wednesday, June 23  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join Julie a Speech &  Language Pathologist for a communication group.  This group therapy is about social communication (turn taking, staying on topic, initiating conversations) and building language skills. It's a supportive and trusting environment where you can grow with and from each other.

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83223870958?pwd=U3g1aUJZRyt5NVpRbWFVaWFxVml5Zz09

    Meeting ID: 832 2387 0958

    Passcode: 9409

    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free

     

  • 1pm Exercise Class

    Wednesday, June 23  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Low impact, stretching, weights, cardio boxing, circuit training, balancing & stability exercises Participants can be seated or standing. Wear comfy clothes! Exercises will vary to accommodate abilities. 

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83223870958?pwd=U3g1aUJZRyt5NVpRbWFVaWFxVml5Zz09

    Meeting ID: 832 2387 0958

    Passcode: 9409

    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free

     

  • 2pm Family and Friends Night Preparation

    Wednesday, June 23  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join in to discuss with staff what you would like our upcoming family and friends night to be!

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83223870958?pwd=U3g1aUJZRyt5NVpRbWFVaWFxVml5Zz09

    Meeting ID: 832 2387 0958

    Passcode: 9409

    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free

     

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

    Wednesday, June 23  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83223870958?pwd=U3g1aUJZRyt5NVpRbWFVaWFxVml5Zz09

    Meeting ID: 832 2387 0958

    Passcode: 9409

    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free

    Experience easeful movement that inspires the mind and body to connect with the intent to release stress while finding compassion and acceptance for self. 
    All levels are welcome. 

    What participants may require:

    - Comfy clothing you can move in
    - Chair
    - Yoga mat (only if you have one; not mandatory)
    - Running shoes or bare feet
    - Ready to have fun!

     

Click Here to see this months full calendar 

Share your time and talent where your work makes a difference!

The Brain Injury Association of Durham (BIAD) is a charitable non-profit organization serving people who live with the effects of brain injuries, alongside their families, friends, and community.  BIAD is currently seeking passionate, collaborative volunteers to join its governing Board of Directors.

Please send your resume/cover letter to Board@biad.ca

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BIAD offers non-medical Brain Injury community support services. An application can be made by the individual (Self-referral) or Professionals (primary health care/community partners). To access services from BIAD please click on the referral form below for a printable PDF form.  If you require a paper copy of the Request for Service Form please contact us at intake@biad.ca or call us at 905-723-2732

While our BIAD office and day program remain closed until further notice our staff are continuing to support our clients.
Our Day Program is running virtually through our new Virtual Day Program on Facebook. If you would like to connect with this program, you can request to join our group. We have daily interactive posts and live programs to keep our clients engaged.
We continue to support our clients via phone, email and other methods as required. Please do not hesitate to call or email to request services and/or support.


Upcoming Virtual Programs

June 2021

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  • 10am Coffee and News

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 1pm Live Camera Exploration

  • 2pm Weekly Buzz- Peer Run

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

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  • 10am - 4pm Open Zoom Chat (12pm - 12:45pm lunch br…

  • 11am Brain Fitness

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Seated Yoga Class

  • 3pm Games & Social

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  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Discussion Group

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  • 10am - 12pm, 3pm - 4pm Open Zoom Chat (12pm - 12:4…

  • 11am Peaceability - Meditation Class

  • 1pm Collaboration Event

  • 3pm Karaoke

  • 3:30pm Story Reading (Facebook)

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  • 10am - 4pm Open Zoom Chat (12pm - 12:45pm lunch br…

  • 11am Brain Fitness

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Sign Language Group

  • 3pm Games & Social

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  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Discussion Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

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  • 10am - 4pm Open Zoom Chat (12pm - 12:45pm lunch br…

  • 11am Brain Fitness

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Sign Language Group

  • 3pm Games & Social

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  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Family and Friends Night Preparation

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

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  • 10am Coffee and News

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Weekly Buzz- Peer Run

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

  • 5pm Young Adult Group

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  • 10am - 4pm Open Zoom Chat (12pm - 12:45pm lunch br…

  • 11am Brain Fitness

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Sign Language Group

  • 3pm Games & Social

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  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 1pm Exercise Class

  • 2pm Discussion Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

  • 7pm Family and Friends Night