Taking Care of Children After Traumatic Brain Injury Purpose: The purpose of this article is to inform speech-language pathologists in the schools about issues related to the care of children with traumatic brain injury. Method: Literature review of characteristics, outcomes and issues related to the needs serving children. Results: Due to acquired changes in cognition, children with traumatic ... Article
Article  |   November 01, 2012
Taking Care of Children After Traumatic Brain Injury
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Julie Haarbauer-Krupa
    Researcher, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Health Scientist, Traumatic Brain Injury Team, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
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School-Based Settings / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Traumatic Brain Injury / Articles
Article   |   November 01, 2012
Taking Care of Children After Traumatic Brain Injury
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, November 2012, Vol. 13, 79-86. doi:10.1044/sbi13.3.79
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, November 2012, Vol. 13, 79-86. doi:10.1044/sbi13.3.79
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this article is to inform speech-language pathologists in the schools about issues related to the care of children with traumatic brain injury.

Method: Literature review of characteristics, outcomes and issues related to the needs serving children.

Results: Due to acquired changes in cognition, children with traumatic brain injury have unique needs in a school setting.

Conclusions: Speech-Language Pathologists in the school can take a leadership role with taking care of children after a traumatic brain injury and coordination of medical and educational information.

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