Bikes, Blades & Boards

Injury Prevention Program for students Grades 1 - 3

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If you are interested in involving your students, please complete the Bikes, Blades & Boards application and return by fax or email to the Hamilton Brain Injury Association. Once your completed application is received, you will be contacted by program coordinators to book a presentation day for your students.

The Curriculum

· Interactive discussion regarding parts of the brain, their function, and difficulties when damaged.

· Demonstrations regarding safe helmet use.

· A short video on bicycle safety, helmet features, and proper use.

· Colourful and informative handouts for students to complete.

· Take home information for parents to help support their child(s) safe helmet wearing habits.

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If you are interested in becoming a Bikes, Blades & Boards volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application below. Upon acceptance, you will be required to complete a Police Records Check. Upcoming volunteer training dates available. Kindly email completed applications to: info@hbia.ca. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with our BB&B program!

about

The Hamilton Brain Injury Association, The Hamilton Health Sciences Acquired Brain Injury Program, and Brain Injury Services partnered with community agencies to develop the Bikes, Blades & Boards (BB&B) injury prevention program in 2000.

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To fulfill our educational pillar, the Hamilton Brain Injury Association operates BB&B which is a volunteer-based educational program led by dedicated committee members, and volunteers. This program is available at NO COST to Hamilton, Niagara and Haldimand-Norfolk School Boards. To better serve you, our BB&B Committee Members and volunteers conduct presentations throughout the entire academic year (excluding December).

Special thank you to our Community Partners: ABI Community Services, Brain Injury Services, Paradigm Rehabilitation Services and to our BB&B Sponsors: Miska Trailer Factory, The Morris Law Group, Mackesy Smye Lawyers (Maxine Birdsell) & Paradigm Rehabilitation