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Head Injury and Brain Injury in Adolescence

Head Injury and Brain Injury in Adolescence

Tip cards on head injury and brain trauma in adolescents

Adolescence is a difficult time - even more so after a head injury or traumatic head injury. These tip cards address changes in cognition, memory, social skills, and risky behaviors as the adolescents move toward adulthood.

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Cognition: Compensatory strategies after brain injury

This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers recognize cognitive challenges after brain injury. It gives tips on using compensatory strategies for memory, attention, concentration, mental fatigue, slowed responses, planning, organizing, judgment, and safety awareness.
Item: CCST
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Memory after a brain injury

Survivors of traumatic brain injury often have changes in memory. This tip card has information on various types of memory, corrects myths about memory after head trauma, and gives strategies to compensate for changes in memory after TBI.

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Memory Strategies after brain injury

By using memory strategies every day, adult survivors of acquired and traumatic brain injury can improve memory, decrease frustrations, and be more productive at home, school, work and the community. This tip card gives practical strategies for improving memory registration and memory recall.
Item: MMST
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Fatigue and Overload Strategies for preventing shutdowns and meltdowns after brain injury

This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers understand and cope with fatigue after brain injury. It gives tips on managing fatigue, energy, stress and overload and finding a healthy balance to prevent meltdowns.
Item: FTOV
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Helping Teens after Brain Injury

A teen or adolescent with a brain injury is at a critical developmental stage for social skills and learning. This tip card helps clinicians, educators, counselors and parents understand the developmental challenges of teens after a head injury. It shows how to support their independence, help build friendships, and educate peers about brain injury (TBI).
Item: TEEN
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Social Skills in Teens after Brain Injury

Tip card explains changes in social skills seen in children and adolescents after head injury (TBI). Gives tips to help parents and educators teach social skills at home and in school.

Item: SOSK
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Undiagnosed Brain Injuries in youths and adults

Undiagnosed brain injuries can have many consequences for youths. The signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury or concussion in youths and adults are often missed or overlooked if there is no visible injury or immediate loss of consciousness. This tip card provides checklists for identifying physical, cognitive, behavioral and social changes that may indicate a possible undiagnosed brain injury or concussion. It gives tips on questions to ask and information to gather in order to seek help and treatment.

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Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment after Brain Injury

Substance abuse by a person with a brain injury has consequences. This tip card helps families, counselors and clinicians recognize signs of substance abuse and identify reasons for substance abuse among adolescents and adults with brain injury. It gives information and tips on how to respond to suspected or identified substance abuse by survivors. Guidelines for prevention, education and intervention are provided.
Item: SUBA
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High School to Adulthood: For a Student with a Brain Injury

The transition to adulthood when a student has a brain injury (TBI) requires careful preparation and planning. This tip card helps families, educators and students develop effective transition plans a student with TBI for adulthood, identify choices after high school, and find resources for adult services.

Item: TRAN
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Going to College: When a Student has a Brain Injury

College does not provide the same entitlements and supports as special education services in public schools. This tip card helps students with traumatic brain injury learn about federal laws for students with disabilities and how to negotiate accommodations in college.
Item: COLL
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