A Parents Guide

The early days after your child’s brain injury

Raising a child brings challenges to all parents, and for parents of a child with a brain injury, those challenges can be magnified.

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Challenging behaviour

Parents generally want the best for their children. Despite obstacles presented by a brain injury, parents can still bring out their children's strengths, help them to ride out the difficulties, and enable them to develop to their full potential.

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Balancing risk and independence for children with a brain injury

Growing up involves taking risks - this is normal as young people 'test the waters' and move towards independence and adulthood.

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Building social skills

Children and young people with a brain injury may have difficulty with the social skills that most of us take for granted.

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Language and Living Skills

Language and everyday living skills may need particular attention to ensure that a child with a brain injury recovers to the fullest extent possible over the years.

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Promoting your family’s wellbeing

In the aftermath of your child acquiring a brain injury it can be easy to neglect your family. Caring for a child with a brain injury can take a great deal of time and energy. It's easy for everyone else's needs to get side-lined, and difficult to get the balance right.

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Your Child’s Development

A brain injury can disrupt the long and complicated process to move from childhood through to being a mature adult.

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Reactions and responses to a child’s brain injury

Brain injury in a child causes many different reactions in the family. There is no single, predictable pattern but the ongoing emotional stress can be very difficult.

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Adult Children

A brain injury can be a devastating experience for the parents of an injured adult child.

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