In this section
This is an evolving list of useful resources for children,
families and service providers. If there are links or
services that we have not included, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will add them to our list.
Growing up with an acquired brain injury (ABI): A
guide for parents and carers. Written for
parents by the Brain Foundation. It is easy to read and
includes tips and strategies from other parents whose child has
sustained a brain injury.
Changed lives: brain injury information
kit This kit is designed for people who
have a brain injury, and their family members
Step by step: A guide for families.
When a child is admitted to hospital with a brain injury,
there are many different people who become involved in their care.
Families often ask questions about what is happening to their child
and what impact the brain injury may have as their child recovers.
This series of 5 booklets has been written to assist families
during this time. They provide specific information about brain
injury and its impact for the child. Each booklet deals with
different issues and parents tips are provided throughout. It is a
collaborative project made possible by staff from The Children's
Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.
Getting the best from your health care
team This site contains information about
who are the different members of the health care team, and provides
useful tips about getting the information you need.
RCH Kids Health
Info This is the Royal Children's Hospital website
for medical information written for parents (and later for children
too). Hopefully, fact sheets help you to better understand or care
for your child with a health problem.
Acquired Brain Injury: General informationAcquired
the brain works
Post traumatic amnesia (PTA)Stages
Alternative and augmentative communicationAphasia
after brain injury
Articulation and phonological disordersDysarthriaVerbal
finding difficultiesCognitive (thinking) skills
Attention and concentrationCognitive
Making and keeping friendsMemory
and new learningMonitoring
Planning and organisational skillsProblem
Reasoning and abstract thinking
Speed of information processingMedical InformationDizzinessDysautonomia
Seizures after brain injury
activity for children with a disability
Physical effects of injurySelf Care SkillsBathing