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Brain injuries can affect abilities needed to effectively function at school. Some students experience many symptoms, others might have only a few. Every brain injury is different. On this page, we provide strategies for managing common challenges after brain injury. Remember, accommodations should be assessed regularly and modified as needed.

TbiTutor: An Intelligent Tutoring System to Improve Educational Outcomes in Youth with TBI

Nationally, over 150,000 students between the ages of 15 and 25 are currently living with long-lasting cognitive impairments as a result of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In addition, over 110,392 veterans have returned from duty in the last 10 years with at least one incidence of TBI. As they return to their homes and communities, many of these youth rely on high school and community college...

Teachers

As teachers, your're in the best position to observe how a student copes with the demands of school after concussion. You're also in the best position to share and compare information with parents about the student’s progress and potential challenges. Interview with Lizzie Hill Lizzie Hill is a young woman living with traumatic brain injury. In these videos she explains how...