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How will my child’s Chicago brain injury affect his education?

Following a child’s brain injury, your son or daughter may experience many symptoms which could impact his or her performance in school. Recognizing this prior to your child’s return to the class or activities allows you the opportunity to be ready.

Effects or symptoms of a Child’s Brain Injury may include:

  1. Difficulty concentrating during lessons
  2. Frustration over the increased difficulty to master new skills
  3. Acting out at inappropriate times
  4. Inability to focus while taking exams
  5. Exhaustion before the end of the school day

School Accommodations for Child’s Chicago Brain Injury 

It is important to communicate with the educators at your child’s school in order to provide appropriate accommodations.

Examples of accommodations  that the school may offer your child may include any of the following:

  1. A quiet classroom free from distractions
  2. Individualized tutoring to adapt to the increased length of time it may take to learn new skills
  3. Opportunities for rest throughout the day

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) negatively impact the lives of victims in many ways. Unfortunately, this includes the ability of children to learn in the same manner as they did prior to suffering the head trauma or concussion. 

If your child has suffered a concussion or brain in, contact an experienced child Chicago brain injury lawyer to protect the child’s legal rights. For a complimentary consultation, fill out our online form or call our office at (847) 651-7191.

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