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Severely Brain Injured Children Need Continued Care After Rehabilitation

Although they improve with inpatient rehab, these children are discharged with significant cognitive functioning disabilities. Read article Advertisements

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Schoolwork can delay concussion victims’ recovery

A concussion shouldn’t just keep children and teenagers out of sports while they recover — it may also require a break from the classroom, according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read article

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Depression 2 Times More Likely In Children With Brain Injuries

A team of Brown University scientists discovered that children who had suffered brain injury or concussion were twice as likely to develop symptoms of depression as their peers. Read article

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A history of low birth weight alters recovery following a future head injury

Findings suggest a history of LBW influences the recovery trajectory following childhood TBI. Read article

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Youth Mood After Traumatic Brain Injury

Even after the brain heals, a young person with a brain injury may still experience symptoms years later. Read article

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Maternal warm responsiveness and negativity following traumatic brain injury in young children

These findings, though preliminary, indicate possible alterations in mother-child interactions in the months following a TBI. Read article

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Send Nearly 20 Children Every Hour to Emergency Room

Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 173,285 sports- and recreation- related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents from birth to 19 years old, which equals almost 20 injured children every hour. Read article

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