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There are a number of Apps that NHS specialists and patients have selected that have aided recovery and rehabilitation. These are:
We also have experience of using some of these apps to help to improve brain functioning post-injury and have seen the difference they can make.
My Therapy Website
This is a website that contains a range of fun Apps that brain injury patients have used to support their ongoing neurological recovery. The Apps focus on:
Vision * Moods * Eating and drinking * Being active * Pain * Relaxing
Skills * Motor skills * Thinking skills * Communication Skills
You can find out more about this fantastic resource at: www.mytherappy.co.uk
"Case management for children and young people post acquired brain injury is 'pivotal' to successful outcomes and must be local"
"When different organisations assess different aspects of a child's neuro-rehabilitation needs, everyone looks at things from a different perspective and highlight needs and conflicting priorities"
"Taking brain injured children home causes high stress for families. Disjointed services exacerbate family stress levels."
"New parenting support intervention showed how parenting style is related to executive dysfunction in children and young people post brain injury. With support parents cope better so the child has a better recovery"
"Pediatric neuro-rehabilitation cannot be delivered in isolation. The needs of the child have to be looked at both holistically and within the context of the family unit. Parents need to be empowered to be parents in post-acute pediatric neuro-rehabilitation following brain injury"
"Poor parenting styles affects children's behavior; increases their learning disability; and has a negative impact on emotions; anxiety; anger management post brain injury"
"Positive and coordinated neuro-rehab interventions for children and young people is proven to bring health improvements; improve independence; reduces the need for sheltered living; decreases vulnerability; decreases drop-out rates in schools; decreases youth offending"
"Intensive and individualized approaches work. A one-size-fits-all approach doesn't. You have to make it relevant to the child."
"Different 'experts' involved in pediatric neuro-rehabilitation come from different organisational cultures which causes conflict and has a negative effect on the outcomes for the child."
"Healthy teens are better at identifying strategies to deal with barriers. KIDS WITH ABI'S CAN'T!"