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TBI Corner: Executive Functions – Critical and Vital to Organizing, Prioritizing and Behaviors

[Source:  Lash and Associates] Edited by Lee E Horton, L.C.A.S, C.C.S. What happens when a brain injury occurs?  How does the injury impact the executive functions?  There are many survivors who have provided us insight into the changes, consequences, and … Continue reading

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Studying the Brain’s Suspension System in TBIs

[Source:  Washington University in St. Louis] Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, can be devastating and debilitating. Despite intense interest and years of study, the exact mechanisms linking force and neurological injury remain unclear. Researchers know that the membranes separating the … Continue reading

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Which Kids Will Take Longer to Recover from Brain Injury

[Source: Science Daily] A new biomarker may help predict which children will take longer to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a preliminary study published in the March 15, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal … Continue reading

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New Research Uncovers Long-Term Effects of TBI on Children

[Source:  Medical News Today] Traumatic brain injury in a serious health concern, especially among children and adolescents. New research uncovers the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury on children. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any injury to the head … Continue reading

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Vision Symptoms Following Concussion Limiting for Students

[Source: Science Daily] A comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions — particularly in children reporting academic difficulty. Researchers from the University of Alabama … Continue reading

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