Offering diagnosis and treatment of communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders
Published: May 10, 2011
Updated: Nov. 3, 2011
Students with traumatic brain injury (TBI) can suffer from cognitive and behavioral impairments that make learning challenging.
When a child returns to school, a speech-language pathologist (SLP) can work with the child, family, and teachers to determine cognitive-communicative strengths and challenges.
A SLP can help create a plan including strategies and suggestions for the classroom to make return to school a success.
Below is a list of areas that may prove difficult for a child who is suffering from a TBI.
Click a link to view behaviors associated with the area of difficulty and potential modifications that may help the student overcome these difficulties.