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Changed Lives – the Headway Brain Injury Information Kit
Price: $25 or $3.00 per leaflet
A comprehensive set of 10 information modules on Acquired Brain Injury written for people living with ABI. Developed by Headway Victoria. Free to people with ABI and their family.
The modules are also available free to download.


Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
The First 24 Hours
Acute Care
Children with Brain injury
Minor Brain Injury
Guardianship and Administration
Personal Journeys

Changed Lives - A Summary Booklet in Community Languages - $3.00
A summary of the Changed Lives Information Kit (see above) in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Khmer, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese and English. Please specify languages.

Changed Lives Brain Injury Information - PDF (188kb)

Your Guide to Neurological Assessment - PDF (385kb)

Your Guide to Statewide Services - PDF ( 493kb)

Your Guide to Glossary of Terms - PDF ( 162kb)

Fact Sheet 1 - Understanding the Brain
- PDF (658kb)

Fact Sheet 2 - Getting the Best from Your Health Care Team
- PDF (120kb)

Fact Sheet 3 - Rehabilitation Tips - PDF (80kb)

Fact Sheet 4 - Getting Your Life Organised - PDF (78kb)
Inspiring Stories Forum – Video ($25.00 including postage)
Brain Injury Awareness Week 2003 - Facilitated by Barbara Pater and featuring the stories of Rachel Roberts, Chris Taylor, Yvette Rainbow, Melissa Holland, Glen Holdsworth & Anj Barker. Each person speaks about their particular journey since acquiring their brain injury & the things that helped them along the way.

Living History Project
The lived experiences of people with disability and parents of people with disability in the period 1981–2002.

Surviving Acquired Brain Injury $15.00 ($16.95 posted)
An excellent introduction to the area of Brain Injury. Includes sections on Understanding the Brain, Treatment and Diagnosis, Recovery, Grief and Loss and the long term implications of Brain Injury.Produced & published by Brain Injury Association of Queensland Inc.

I Stand Up, I Sit Down, I Stand Up, I Sit Down
by Evert de Graauw $15.00 ($17.45 posted)
This book subtitled ‘Notes from a father’s Diary” is an intimate account of a family trying to cope, when a much loved daughter suffers terrible brain injuries in a car accident.

Doing Up Buttons
by Christine Durham (24.95 plus postage $2.45)

Eastern Metropolitan Region Resource Guide For People With Brain Injury And Their Families

A Resource Directory of Acquired Brain Injury Services in the Eastern Metropolitan Region.
An initiative of the Eastern Metropolitan Region Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Network produced in collaboration with the Brain Foundation of Victoria
Acquired Brain Injury – The Facts

Available from Brain Injury Tasmania PO Box 439, North Hobart 7002 (03) 6231 5900
Email [email protected]
Free to people with ABI $5.00 to Service Providers

Growing Up with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) - A Guide for Parents
(Can be downloaded from website) www.brainfoundation.org.au or by calling The Brain Foundation on 9845 2950. Free to families of children with ABI
Acquired Brain Injury Fact Sheets
Brain Injury Association Queensland
(Can be downloaded from the website) www.biaq.com.au

Dealing with Challenging Behaviours After Acquired Brain Injury - A Guide for Workers

Written by Julie Contole and the PACS (Positive Approachs to Challenging Situations) team.
Booklets are available from:
The Bouverie Family Therapy Centre
50 Flemington Street, Flemington, Victoria 3031
Telephone (03) 9376 9844

Alcohol Related Brain Injury - Looking Forward
Comprehensive Information Kit on Alcohol Related Brain Injury, assessment, accommodation and support.
Produced by ARBIAS (Alcohol Related Brain Injury Accommodation Support)
226 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy Vic 3065
Telephone 9417 7071

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