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As the “leading cause of death and disability in young children,” (according to the [...]
Some children suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) require unique resources and strategic teaching or study methods in school. According to optometrist Lynn Helerstein, who treats brain injury patients for vision problems, a new resource has become available– not only for those children– but for those who are working with them. Although many [...]
Some of the leading causes of head injuries in young children are falls from shopping carts, according to a report from the WIBW news website. The majority of injuries from shopping carts in the U.S. involve children from ages one to two, with those injuries ranging from head and brain injuries to broken bones. According [...]
The parents of an 8-year-old son who suffered pediatric traumatic brain injury after a 2006 accident, Dawn and Kurt Schessl have become advocates for other child brain injury victims, according to the Catholic Courier online. The creators of a nonprofit organization aimed to help other families cope after a child brain injury, the Schessls focus [...]
Is pediatric brain injury connected to ADHD? Recent brain injury and mental health research indicate that the answer is YES. According to the Organized Wisdom website, young children who sustain head and brain injuries are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) when they reach ages 2 through 10 than children who [...]
Charleston, West Virginia is holding a conference on child brain injuries early this November in hopes to address the “silent yet serious epidemic” of brain injury to children, according to The Journal online. Titled “My Child Has a Brain Injury: Information for Families and Schools,” the conference will host keynote speaker Ron Savage, president of [...]
Many of the several thousand CT scans conducted per year on children who have suffered head injuries may be unnecessary, according to a new study described on the Brain and Spinal Cord website. Although CT scans have been the traditional way to detect serious brain injuries in children and other head trauma victims, the new [...]