A brain injury can either be classed as a traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by either a closed head injury or open head injury, following a road traffic accident, falls or assaults. An acquired brain injury (ABI) can be caused by an aneurysm, haemorrhage, tumour, encephalitis, hydrocephalus, hypoxic/anoxic, toxic/chemical or a stroke. Traumatic brain injury …
Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.
Information Graphic: Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Depressive Disorders
This infographic seeks to explain the causes of non-traumatic brain injuries and the cognitive, physical and emotional effects on an individual. Presenting this vital information in a visual format is to offer an alternative format for people to learn about non-traumatic brain injury.
This is my behavioral/ specific learning disability pin. This is a helpful pin to have because not only does it show what signs to look for in a traumatic brain injury but also how to accommodate these students. Since I also plan on coaching a sport, it is very important to know what to look for.