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What is an acquired brain injury (ABI)?

According to the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA), an acquired brain injury (ABI) is ‘damage to the brain that occurs after birth from a traumatic or non-traumatic event. ABI is not related to a congenital disorder or degenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s Disease’.

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