Areti Kennedy, Manager ABI TRS, said the transition from hospital to home after an acquired brain injury
was a difficult process of adjustment and adaptation.
For example, they reported looking for difficulties with functional tasks such as overfilling glasses, using a finger to locate the next line of text, missing objects when searching among other functional indicators of visual impairment related to acquired brain injury
She said: "Edward is one of thousands of children who suffer an acquired brain injury
, either through an accident, an illness like meningitis or an assault and whose life is changed dramatically as a result.
To this end, the individual education plan addresses the social limitations often experienced by children with an acquired brain injury
Providing sufficient appropriate accommodation for persons with acquired brain injury
remains a challenge.
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Among the conditions they discuss are multiple sclerosis, acquired brain injury
, alcoholism, HIV/AIDS: from psychopathology to resilience, under-investigated parental conditions: an overview, and a family-centered approach to parental illness.
and as the "must-have' guide to essentials of working as a neuropsychologist" Dr Coetzer said: "The book distils the essential academic knowledge necessary to inform good neuropsychological care of patients with acquired brain injury
, whilst acknowledging that resources to deliver this are almost never infinite.
The statistics also reveal that the number of people admitted to the hospital in the UK with an acquired brain injury
(ABI) related diagnosis has increased by 10% since 2005-06.
Anthea said: "I gained my experience in acquired brain injury
after supporting my late husband who sustained a brain injury in a car accident and was left unable to work again.
Cerebra is a national charity supporting children and families who live with neurological conditions such as autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, among many others, as well as children who have an acquired brain injury
Meningitis and septicaemia can cause acquired brain injury
The new unit will replace the existing centre at Mossley Hill Hospital and will provide an in-patient service for adults needing rehabilitation following an acquired brain injury
, often caused by road accidents and other trauma.