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Connectivity Traumatic Brain Injury Australia

Connectivity Traumatic Brain Industry Australia is a not-for-profit organisation working to raise awareness, increase education and improve outcomes for sufferers of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) of all severities, including concussion.

A TBI is a brain injury that occurs as a result of a physical impact to the head or body.

Up to 200,000 TBI occur in Australia each year – with many of these unreported or undiagnosed.

Vision and mission

Connectivity undertakes activities to benefit, support, inform and educate the community about TBI. They link together people with lived experience of TBI, their family and carers as well as researchers, clinicians and health care providers to build the evidence base and improve outcomes for people following TBI of all severities.

They strive for a healthier Australia due to the enhanced knowledge and management of TBI, including concussion.

How Connectivity Traumatic Brain Injury Australia can help

Connectivity helps the community by:

  • raising awareness and providing education about TBI of all severities, including concussion
  • improving outcomes by supporting individuals that experience a TBI
  • connecting the TBI community to current research across Australia
  • promoting and implementing best practice research outcomes
  • supporting the introduction of a TBI national standard of care

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Program, apps and tools

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Connectivity Traumatic Brain Injury Australia.

Last reviewed: November 2022

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What Happens When You Have A Concussion | TBI Australia

Following a concussion, a number of changes occur within the brain. The severity of the impact often determines the intensity of the injury. Learn more now.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms | What are the Signs of TBI?

Following a TBI, you may have a variety of symptoms, the severity of which varies depending on the injury. Learn about the signs of TBIs now.

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TBI Consumer Information Sheets for Children - Connectivity

Have you or someone you know suffered a concussion? Our free online Concussion Short Course has been designed for anyone who wants or needs to know more about concussion

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Talking to children about TBI - Connectivity

Talking to your child about traumatic brain injuries can be difficult. Here we offer some advice to work through the process.

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Traumatic Brain Injury in Children - Connectivity

Concussion isn't an injury that solely affects adults. It can also occur in babies, toddlers, children and teens, and can be harmful to a child's developing brain.

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For families and carers - Connectivity

Anyone can become a carer for a person who has experienced a TBI. Becoming a carer can be a difficult change. We provide tips and advice to manage the transition.

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