About Brain Injury
A person with a brain injury is a Person first.
And, there are no two brain injuries which are exactly the same.
Since the effects are complex, and vary greatly from person to person, it is important for you to find experts and resources to help you to negotiate the path of resilience, to find support and to learn about brain injury.
There are two types of acquired brain injury:
The effects of a brain injury depend on such factors as cause, location and severity.
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It is important for you to find physicians, therapists and treatment providers who have experience with Brain Injury or who will refer you to someone who does. No matter the severity level, from concussion to a catastrophic injury, rehabilitation care is necessary to address medical, cognitive, behavioral and vocational issues, as is starting a record of what is happening. Treatments and medications vary significantly. It is not uncommon that different methods will be trialed before finding the right combination.