Returning to education after a brain injury
Most children are able to make a return to education after their injury. This return may come in different shapes and sizes.In this section, we look at some of the decisions children and families face, and offer advice on how to deal with them. If you'd like to find more general information about acquired brain injury at any time, you can find it here.On 1 September 2014 the government changed the way children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) are supported. The changes were introduced through a new law, the Children and Families Act 2014, which applies to England only.
Returning to education
- Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Read our guide to the return to education and the Special Educational Needs process.
- Returning to education after ABI: an introduction
Read our guide to managing the return to school. Homework, PE, siblings and bullying.
- Who's who
Read about how people at school can help after a brain injury.
- Special schools
Read our guide to special education after a brain injury.
- Talking to teachers
Read our guide to talking with teachers about acquired brain injury.
- An introduction for education professionals
Read our teachers' guide to brain injury.
- Practical strategies for the classroom
Read our classroom strategies for teachers of children with acquired brain injury.
- Must Try Harder DVD
A DVD to help teachers meet the educational needs of young people with brain injury