After a moderate or severe brain injury, the student’s transition back to school after a hospital or rehabilitation stay is the next phase of rehabilitation and recovery. This tip card has strategies to help schools receive useful information about brain trauma, educate staff about the cognitive effects of brain injury, and prepare classmates for the student’s return. It emphasizes including parents as partners with school staff in the student’s educational planning.
For more on learning and cognitive challenges and teaching strategies, see the manual Students with Brain Injuries .
|Third edition, 2011