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.
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 …
A traumatic brain injury occurs when the head is subjected to a sudden blow or jolt. The most common injuries are from falls, motor vehicle accidents, and sports. Traumatic brain injuries are a contributing factor to a third of all injury-related deaths. Learn more at http://icahn.mssm.edu/research/institutes/friedman-brain-institute/patient-care/traumatic-brain-and-spinal-cord-injury/infographic #Health #Wellness #Brain
Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - Dream distortion, depression, shame, feelings of mistrust and betrayal, self-hurting and sexual problems, suicidal thoughts and pains and aches are the secondary signs associated with PTSD symptoms. http://www.trivedieffect.com/ptsd-symptoms/
Behavioral problems of people with TBI complicate recover. The list of behavioral dysfunction ranges from emotionally labile (mood swings), depression, and hyperactivity to aggression, sexual inappropriateness, and elopement (running away). Even lack of activity, or initation, can be a behavioral problem. In addition, psychological reactions to traumatic brain injury as well as predisposition to psychiatric abnormalities can be factors in behavorial complications.