Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury means an acquired injury to the brain caused by an external physical force, resulting in total or partial functional disability, psychosocial impairment, or both that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. The term includes open or closed head injuries resulting in impairments in one or more areas, such as, cognition, language, memory, attention, reasoning, abstract thinking, judgment, problem solving, sensory, perceptual and motor abilities, psychological behavior, physical functions, information processing, and speech. The term does not include brain injuries that are congenital or degenerative or to brain injuries induced by birth trauma.
- Missouri Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): Missouri Traumatic Brain Injury Partnership Project
- Brain Injury Association of Missouri (Once you have clicked this link you will need to scroll down the page).
- Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council