Helping Children Succeed after Brain Injury
Ann Deaton, Ph.D.
Self esteem can be altered when a child has a TBI. As families face new challenges after a child has a brain injury, this tip card helps families to find alternatives in order to overcome obstacles. It gives examples of how parents can help a child increase self-awareness after brain injury. The strategy of guided success is used with examples of parenting children with special needs and traumatic brain injury. Tips are given on how to support a child at home, in school, and with friends. Examples illustrate strategies that parents can use at home to help children succeed after brain injury.