Brain Fatigue

By Dr. Douglas Lee Dr. Lee is a retired clinical psychologist who was also Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology and was a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.   He has over 30 years experience working with children and adults with moderate to severe brain injury.  He consulted throughout BC and occasionally in Alberta.  His focus was on … Read more

Are you Prepared for an Emergency?

FVBIA has created a reader-friendly emergency preparedness package geared towards people with acquired brain injuries, learning challenges and other cognitive challenges. For more detailed information about specific topics, please click on the links below. Emergency Preparedness Checklist How to Prepare for an Emergency What to Include in Your Emergency Kit How to Expand Your Emergency … Read more

What is Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)?

What is abi

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Acquired Brain Injury as an injury to the brain which is not hereditary, congenital or degenerative. Some of the causes of brain injury include a blow to the head, whiplash injuries, seizure disorders, tumors or anoxic/hypoxic events (cardiopulmonary arrest, carbon monoxide poisoning, airway obstruction) infectious diseases and toxic exposure … Read more