Update (2023): The project has been a great success resulting in the production of a translation piece involving a video made by the Aboriginal facilitator and group members of the Perth Yarning Circle to promote the message to Aboriginal communities about ‘Rediscovering life after brain injury.’ The project was awarded the following from the Injury Matters 2023 Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards :
Brain Injury Yarning Circles: Award for Outstanding Achievement in Injury Recovery
and Commendation for Outstanding Achievement in Injury Prevention or Recovery Support within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities award
Listen to Professor Beth Armstrong and Kerri Colegate discussing their work around communication difficulties after brain injury and stroke, with a particular focus on the experiences of Indigenous Australians in this 2021 interview with Synapse for Brain Injury Awareness Week 2021.
Read this article “Brain Injury Yarning Circles – an innovative community approach to supporting Aboriginal people with Acquired Brain Injury“, published in INSPIRE, the Research Australia magazine, in April 2023.