The handbook is also recommended for family members, teachers, carers or colleagues, providing a detailed explanation of brain injury
and how the disability - which is often described as hidden - can affect young people's day to day lives.
However, after a period of 15 years, the risk of dementia diagnosis was found increased by about 80 per cent in those who had at least one traumatic brain injury
compared to those who did not have one.
Being under the influence can affect your balance, and falls can certainly lead to brain injury
," DePrima says.
For instance, MINDSOURCE funds case management through the Brain Injury
Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) to all Coloradans who are living with the effects of a traumatic brain injury
free of charge.
The card also includes a unique 24-hour criminal legal helpline managed by a firm of solicitors trained in understanding brain injury
Prince Harry meets brain injury
survivor Dominic Hurley during a visit to Headway
To further assist brain injury
victims and their families, Jim Dodson Law is offering a $1,500 college scholarship.
If there's a step backwards--if brain injury
symptoms return--do exactly what you'd do if your ankle started to hurt again: back off the activity and allow more time to heal.
Last month she spoke publicly about her experience at an event to raise awareness about Merseycare's brain injury
The Children's Trust is the UK's leading charity for children with brain injury
Previous studies show the rate of traumatic brain injury
among adolescents who are not incarcerated is about 15 percent to 30 percent, said Dr.
For the study, researchers looked at the records of adults who went to the emergency department or were admitted to a hospital for TBI or other trauma with no brain injury
in the state of California during a five-year period.