Accommodation Community Response Publications Get Involved Latest news What's on 28 Oct Self-reported sleep disturbances linked to higher risk for Alzheimer's disease in men In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University demonstrate that elderly men with... 30 Sep 76 of 79 Deceased NFL Players Found to Have Brain Disease As the NFL nears an end to its long-running legal battle over concussions, new data from the... 15 Sep Concussions: 'Hidden injury' in sports Star receiver Charles-Antoine Sinotte suffered a concussion during his last home game for the... 11 Jun Support for carers of contemporary veterans is inadequate: RSL The RSL says that the level of support for carers of contemporary veterans is woefully inadequate... 16 May Survey highlights violence against intellectually disabled women as National Research Organisation for Women's Safety opens High rates of violence against women with disabilities has been highlighted in a new survey, as a... See all news 01 Nov Community Events - Blazing a New Trail - Film Screening An inspiring Japanese documentary film with English subtitles. Directed by Yasuko... 10 Nov Community Events - 2nd Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference The program highlights key strategies for managing the changing needs of participants with ABI,... See all community events Who is "Synapse''? "We strive to reconnect the lives of those most at risk within our community, those affected by a Brain Disorder." Nation wide Synapse seeks to focus both government and public support to realise funding for the development of highly specialist services in the areas of accommodation, education and training. Our commitment to reduce the massive unmet need for these services is unwavering. Our objective to see specialist and individualised services available to all in need is resolute. No matter where they live, or culture they belong to. We believe that anyone affected by a Brain Disorder is entitled to lead a life of quality, based on their own decisions and choices. more Donate Now Support young people with Brain Injury. Get the facts What is a Brain Disorder?