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Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

In April of this year, Ballet for Brain Injury pilot program began at Queensland Ballet’s West End studios. After a successful ten-week trial with ten brain injury survivors and their carer/support worker, classes are now running every Saturday with plans to undertake a clinical trial nex

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Wednesday 18th August 2021     Ballet For Brain, Brain Injury, Belinda Adams


Dimensional Attention Modelling for Neglect Detection (DIAMOND study): A novel application for brain injury

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

Cognitive disability following brain injury often remains hidden yet has profound consequences for the individual. This project focuses on a condition known as unilateral spatial neglect, which often follows brain injury and causes an inability to pay attention to visual space opposite to the injury. A classic symptom is that a person with neglect may only eat food from one side of their plate. Neglect is not simply a problem with vision since the person can locate objects when these appear in isolation. Instead, neglect reflects a problem of control – the neural connections allowing goal-directed action have been selectively affected. Neglect is among the most significant predictors of functional recovery following brain injury and results in difficulties returning to employment and independent living, among other areas.

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Wednesday 18th August 2021    


Research on the impact of paediatric traumatic brain injury on self-awareness

Posted on Tuesday 17th August 2021

The publication addresses the issue of whether it is beneficial for children to develop self-awareness of their abilities after brain injury. In other words, does accurate self-awareness help them to adjust and develop greater independence in the home and at school or does this place them at risk of emotional distress and self-concept problems?  

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Tuesday 17th August 2021    


Brain Injury Awareness Week

Brain Injury Awareness Week

Posted on Sunday 15th August 2021

This week is Brain Injury Awareness Week #BIAW201. At The Hopkins Centre, over half of our research projects focus on brain injury, so this week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of finding new ways of working in this complex area. Our partner organisations, our Ambassadors and our talented clinicians and academics are all doing their bit to advance brain injury awareness and rehabilitation.

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Ballet pilot to benefit those living with a brain injury

Posted on Tuesday 10th August 2021

A tailored dance program for people living with a brain injury, delivered in partnership with Hopkins Centre, Griffith University, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre and Citrine Sun Entertainment.

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Tuesday 10th August 2021     Brain Injury, Ballet, Research


Read the lasted Dignity Project Blogs - July 2021

Posted on Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Read the latest Dignity Project blogs

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Tuesday 3rd August 2021    


An overview of Virtual Reality (VR) for clinical rehabilitation settings

Posted on Tuesday 27th July 2021

The way we see ourselves (our bodies) shapes our feelings and perception, directs the way we interact with the world. For example, after an ongoing pain problem, people often feel that their body is weak and fragile, which can increase pain and decrease activity levels.

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Tuesday 27th July 2021    


Inclusive Education in Australia

Posted on Wednesday 14th July 2021

The Hopkins Centre Dignity Project explores the perspectives of those working at the coalface of inclusive education, as well as delving into the confronting disability statistics in Australia.

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Wednesday 14th July 2021    

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