Effects of ABI
Acquired brain injury affects individual children in individual ways.But there are some things that many parents tell us they experience, such as fatigue and changes in behaviour. We look in more detail at these different effects here. Crucially, we also look at the effects of ABI on the rest of the family, including the difficulties parents and siblings may face.If you'd like to find more general information about acquired brain injury at any time, you can find it here.
Effects of ABI
- The effects of ABI: intro
Read our guide to the effects of acquired brain injury on children.
- Looking after yourselves
Read our guide for families of children with an acquired brain injury.
Read how siblings of children with acquired brain injury may be affected.
Our guide to how behaviour can be affected by an acquired brain injury.
Looking at some of the key issues for children and young people who develop epilepsy following a brain injury
- Fatigue, sleep and relaxation
Read about how tiredness and sleep can be affected by brain injury.
- Relaxation strategies
Read some ideas for relaxation you can talk through with your child.
Read practical tips to help the memory after an acquired brain injury.
Read about how hormones and sexuality can be affected by an acquired brain injury.
- Organisation, routine and structure
Read about how routine and structure can help children with ABI.
- Myths about ABI
Read about some of the misunderstandings people have about acquired brain injury.