Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic Brain Injury

https://sites.google.com/site/specialeducationnation/traumatic-brain-injury

Be Informed!

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Characteristics:1. Difficulty with logic2. Difficulty focusing3. Physical limitations4. Inappropriate social behaviors5. Difficulty remembering6. Slower to respond, react and complete tasks7. Frequently puzzled or challenged by grade level work.

http://cbirt.org/tbi-education/about-tbi/common-classroom-problems-associated-tbi/

Definition: An an acquired injury to the brain caused by an external physical force, resulting in total or partial functional disabilty or psychosocial impairment, or both, that adversely affects a child's educational performance.

Best Practices:1. Work with parents to stay informed.2. Exercise patience.3. Set the student up for success.4. Repeat instructions as needed.5. Allow the student more time to complete tasks.6. Avoid activities that require concentration for long amounts of time.7. Consistent routines.8. Keep distractions to a minimum.9. Remember each child with TBI is unique in needs.10. Use verbal praise and encouragement frequently.


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