Brain Awareness Week

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Saskatoon Health Region – Sask. Central Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Team

Organized by:
Saskatoon Health Region - Sask. Central Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Team

Participating Organizations:
University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Neuroscience Network Saskatchewan Government Insurance Saskatchewan Ministry of Health

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

33

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We ran 32 Brain Wave Presentations throughout Saskatoon, Sk. We also hosted a Brain Blast event at Saskatoon City Hospital which took participants on an interactive walk through the brain with stops to learn about brain research, brain injuries and prevention.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We have a lot of word of mouth and participants returning year after year.

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Twitter Cover Photo
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Increase awareness of our Brain Injury Outreach Team and the programs we offer communities

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

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Contact Name:

Kaitlyn Kwasney

Contact Phone:

1-306-655-8433

Contact Email:

kaitlyn.kwasney@saskatoonhealthregion.ca

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