Saturday 5K & Kids 1K Series – August 5
I’m not sure of this question, but I’m thinking an injury in a younger person is “less bad” than in an older person. The brain’s a muscle, which means the younger is stronger. I found this, comparing both ends of the age-spectrum. It compares the impact of a brain injury between a 2-year-old and a 90-year-old. Brains are complicated, and doing so is complex and depends on various factors.
It is important for individuals with brain injuries to strive to do more than they were initially told they could do because the human brain has a remarkable capacity for neuroplasticity and adaptation.
After experiencing an acquired brain injury, it’s important to focus on the positive aspects of your recovery journey. Here are a few positive points to consider.
When addressing a parent who consistently makes their child wear a helmet while cycling but neglects to wear one themselves, it’s important to approach the situation with tact and respect. Click to read a suggestion for what you could say.
What can someone with an ABI say to people who think they’re unable to do something because of their brain injury, but can.
When encountering people who underestimate your abilities due to your brain injury, it’s essential to respond with confidence and assertiveness. Here are some suggestions for what you can say to address their misconceptions