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ERIC Number: ED470831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Traumatic Brain Injury. Fact Sheet = Lesion Cerebral Traumatica (TBI). Hojas Informativas Sobre Discapacidades.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This fact sheet, written in both English and Spanish, offers general information about traumatic brain injury. Information includes a definition, incidence, individual characteristics, and educational implications. The signs of traumatic brain injury are listed and include physical disabilities, difficulties with thinking, and social, behavioral, or emotional problems. The fact sheet then addresses challenges that children with traumatic brain injury might face in school, along with educational services that may be provided. The fact sheet emphasizes the need for careful planning for school re-entry and offers suggestions for parents and for educators to work constructively with students with traumatic brain injury. A list of 11 print resources and 6 organizations concludes the fact sheet. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Head Injuries, Incidence, Individual Characteristics, Neurological Impairments, Parent Child Relationship, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Student Relationship
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, P.O. Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013-1492. Tel: 800-695-0285 (Voice/TTY) (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.nichcy.org/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
Note: See ED 370 270 for previous edition.