Acquired brain injury

Definition

Acquired Brain Injury means a deficit in brain functioning which is non- degenerative and is medically verifiable, resulting in a total or partial loss of one or more of the following: cognitive, communication, motor, psycho-social and sensory perceptual abilities. (Administrative Code, Title 5)

Among the cognitive deficits persons with head injuries may experience are difficulties with concentration, memory, problem solving and abstract reasoning.

Accommodations

  • Extended time on exams
  • Kurzweil
  • Alternate Media
  • Note Taking
  • Mobility
  • High Tech Center

 

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