For many people, following injury there are obvious physical consequences, such as paralysis, weakness, fatigue, headache or problems with coordination. Many may have difficulty communicating, whether expressively or receptively, or both. For many more, it is the less outwardly visible consequences which nevertheless produce the more severe restrictions to participating in everyday life. Brain injury can affect your ability to maintain attention, to remember, to think, plan and problem solve and can hamper your insight and your ability to manage emotions. Everyday situations can be rendered almost impossible for some people with brain injury through damage to cognitive and emotional skills that the rest of us take for granted.
for the full article (excellent by Richard Staples) see http://www.headway.ie/information/silentepidemic.html
Thanks for sharing, Richard
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can do
and BE HAPPY