Brain Injury Overview

This chapter is designed to help you understand enough about this disability to feel more comfortable working with students with suspected or documented brain injury. Hopefully, it will also help…

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Aphasia

Aphasia is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the portions of the brain that are responsible for language. Primary signs of the disorder include difficulty expressing oneself when speaking,…

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Classroom Challenges

A lot of varied activity goes on in a typical ABE classroom. Students are at different skill and motivation levels and bring different experiences to the classroom. ABE teachers may…

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Interview Questions

Understanding an Individual Student Verifying a Head Injury It may not be standard to obtain a medical history on ABE students when they enroll. Brain injury is not something a…

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Instructional Strategies

Choosing the Appropriate Approaches The chapter on Identification and Diagnosis describes some of the more common effects of brain injury on thinking and memory, mood and behavior, and physical-sensory experiences.…

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English Language Learner (ELL)

A Diagnostic Dilemma Immigrants to the United States have come for a variety of reasons. Some bring well developed educational and vocational skills in search of a better opportunity to…

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Resources

Classes for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors Adult Academic Program - Robbinsdale Area Schools Serving individuals in the metro area who have had a stroke or brain injury and who…

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