Communication Disorders After a Brain Injury

A brain injury can affect a person’s ability to communicate by impairing their hearing, speech and cognitive processing. Regardless of the type of injury, problems can affect both the ability to receive and express thoughts and ideas.

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Concussion Basics

Concussions are often described as “mild,” but their affects can still be serious and impact an individual’s life long after the injury. This is why knowing the signs, symptoms and recovery options for a concussion is important for everyone to know.

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Common Vision Problems & Symptoms Following a Concussion

Following a concussion, there is often an interruption in communication between the eyes and the brain. Visual problems, however, are often overlooked during initial evaluation as symptoms may not be present until days, weeks or even longer following the incident. https://www.biav.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2019.0905-NORA-Vision-Problems-after-Concussion.pdf  

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Taking Care of Yourself After Your Head’s Been Hurt

A fall, a car accident, or any sort of blow or jolt to the head can cause a concussion, which is a mild brain injury. This sort of injury might affect the way you function, although the changes might not be noticed for several weeks or months after the injury. https://www.biav.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2019.0620-Taking-Care-of-Yourself.pdf

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Taking Care of Your Child After Their Head’s Been Hurt

There are many ways our child’s head can get hurt. Knowing the signs, symptoms, and appropriate recovery options is important for all parents to understand to keep their children safe and healthy. https://www.biav.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2019.0620-Taking-Care-of-Your-Child.pdf

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Concussion Information for Patients and Families

This Concussion Booklet was created to give you the information you need to know to get better after a concussion. It can be helpful in the first few days and during recovery. https://www.biav.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019.0125-ONF-Concussion-Booklet-Web-Feedback-link.pdf

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