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Traumatic Brain Injury Comparison

Compare and contrast the immediate and long-term effects of traumatic brain injury in early childhood vs. those sustained in later/adolescent years.

(The immediate impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in early childhood they adjust better, they are less mindful of their injury, takes longer for the effects to be seen, parents realize that eventual their child will not be the same and their friends are more accepting of their disability. The adolescent years, friends may not comprehend or could not handle the adjustments, not recovering what they knew beforehand, behavioral difficulties and feelings of hopelessness. TBI will change adolescent's sense of physical attractiveness, lacking self-confidence, social awareness, and cognitive abilities (poor attention and concentration). They will have difficulty with academics they knew before, it will seem to be more resilient because of the injury and intellectual problems may be less noticeable than in children.)

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Compare and contrast the immediate and long-term effects of traumatic brain injury in early childhood vs. those sustained in later/adolescent years.

The effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI), in early childhood have a better chance at recovery than those of adolescents. The brain is still growing and developing. The immediate impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in early childhood they adjust better, they are less mindful of their injury, takes longer for the effects to be seen, parents realize that eventual their child will not be the same and their friends are more accepting of their disability.

TBI has deficits in cognitive impairment and ability. Children with TBI can experience initial memory deficit. Behaviors are primarily learned visually and in social interaction with others. Early childhood students have a far better chance of out-growing or improving in some life functions interrupted by TBI.

When a child sustains a brain injury, these three major ...

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The expert compares and contrasts the immediate and long-term effects of traumatic brain injury in early childhood versus those sustained in later/adolescent years.

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