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Information about Brain Injury




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See also Cerebral Palsy, Birth Injury
Quick link to the information of your choice on Amputation/Limb Differences:


What is Brain Injury:


What are the Causes of Brain Injury?


What are the Types of Brain Injury?

The following are some common types of Brain Injury:


What are the signs and characteristics of Brain Injury?

Depending on the cause and the type of brain injury, the location of the brain that is injured, the severity of the injury, the age of the person and many other factors, the person may or may not experience the following symptoms or manifest with the following characteristics::

  • The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following article for acquired and/or traumatic brain injury Signs and Symptoms
  • The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities offers this article, Early Signs which explains what to look for in developmental milestones in regard to controlling head, arm, leg, hand and body muscles in the developing infant.

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    On-Line Discussion


    Solutions/Needs


    Learn More About Brain Injury

    Organizations and websites that provide information about Brain Injury.


    References


    For more on the topic of Brain Injury.


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