Service Information
ABI Connexion - A Support Group for Families and Caregivers of Persons with an ABI
Traverse Independence
Category: Support Group
Target Population: Acquired Brain Injury, Caregiver
Service Details

ABI Connexion is a support group for families and caregivers of an ABI survivor.

Kitchener series:
- Location: The Opportunity Centre, 450 Westheights Drive, Unit 18
- Two evenings per month
- One theme per evening
- Attend all or a selection of evenings
- Facilitator: Kathryn Wagner, Social Worker
- Traverse Community Facilitators will provide group based activities for the ABI survivor

Guelph series:
- Location: St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 100 Westmount Road
- Two evenings per month
- Topics discussed: taking care of yourself, changing family roles, managing stress and emotions, effective communication skills, local ABI resources
- Participants register to attend the entire series
- Meeting supervised or facilitated by Dr. Emma Guild, Neuropsychologist

Languages: English
Educational Activities: Speakers
Special Accommodation:
Wheelchair AccessibleYes
Cost to Client:
Eligibility Criteria
Other Criteria:
Minimum Age: 16 yrs
Must be a caregiver/family member of an Acquired Brain Injury Survivor
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Unit 18-450 Westheights Drive, Kitchener, ON
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