This booklet is the Spanish version of All About Me! It helps pre school and elementary school children and students describe the physical, cognitive, and behavioral effects of traumatic brain injury and post concussion syndrome.
Booklet helps adolescents identify strengths and difficulties after brain injury and describes learning strategies and accommodations needed in school.
In this children’s book about treatment for a concussion, Arnie the armadillo falls off his bicycle. Because he isn’t wearing a helmet, he hurts his head and has to have a MRI. He doesn’t understand what this is so he is nervous about the examination. The story line and colorful illustrations help children understand why Arnie is a bit scared. Hospital staff address his fears about medical procedures by turning the MRI exam into an adventure. Arnie soon overcomes his fears and learns why he should always wear a bicycle helmet.
Arnie is also avaiable in PDF eBook format, click here!
This in-depth examination and discussion of how to assess the impact of traumatic brain injury on children and adolescents has a special focus on reintegrating students to school and the community. It is a much needed and valuable resource for rehabilitation clinicians, educators, psychologists, neuropsychologists and counselors in hospitals, schools, and private practice.
Pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Stephen Hooper addresses the limitations of many current assessment methods with particular attention to the developmental impact of childhood trauma on cognition. He then provides a detailed framework by examining specific assessment constructs and procedures for motor functions, sensory functions, attention, language, visual processing, memory and learning, executive functions, and social and behavior functions. Each chapter has a special section on research findings and clinical practices for children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury (TBI) with recommendations for assessment procedures and measures with detailed tables for reference. This book is essential for all clinicians working with school age children.
This booklet helps parents and educators understand how the child’s brain develops and why an acquired brain injury can have both immediate and long-term consequences. It shows how a traumatic injury can disrupt the brain’s development and why changes may show up as the child grows up. By understanding how various regions of the brain develop, families and educators will recognize the relationship between an injury and changes in the child’s physical, cognitive, social, behavioral, and communicative skills.
Brain Development in Children and Adolescents is also available as an eBook click here.
A student with a traumatic brain injury or TBI may have limited awareness of cognitive, social and behavioral difficulties. This can be challenging for educators as the student may resist supports and accommodations. This manual explains how brain trauma can affect self awareness and shows educators how to use awareness activities to help students with brain injuries in middle and high schools.
Special collection of story books for preschool and elementary school age children explains the effects of concussion and traumatic brain injury by describing changes in thinking and learning, emotions, and behaviors at home and in school. Includes 4 books.
Developing and implementing compensatory strategies for students with TBI or traumatic brain injury is complicated by multiple teachers and classroom changes in middle and high schools. This manual shows educators how to select a compensatory system, teach students how to use it, and monitor its effectiveness with adolescent students with a consistent plan for all teachers and classes.