Understanding Childhood Acquired Brain Injury - Schools Survey

Children who suffer acquired brain injury (ABI) can face serious impediments to their educational development, making it difficult for them to reach their potential at school.

About the Childhood Acquired Brain Injury Schools Survey

A collaboration between the School of Psychology at Swansea University, Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT), United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) and UKABIF’s National ABI Education and Learning Syndicate (N-ABLES), this nationwide survey is being conducted amongst teachers and school staff understand the challenges children face in learning with childhood brain injury.

The study aims to delve deeper into the challenges children face following an acquired brain injury, as well as identify any training or learning that educators may have received about this topic.

By doing so, Swansea University researchers hope to gain a better understanding of the impact of acquired brain injury on young people’s education and to ultimately improve the support and resources available to those who need it.

How to participate in the survey

The survey can be done online, and it will only take 15-25 minutes to complete. Participants may withdraw from the survey by closing their browser.

If you change your mind about participating in the research after survey completion, email [email protected] within two weeks using your unique identifier. Participants can enter prize draw for a place on the Child Brain Injury Trust’s Understanding Childhood ABI online workshops.

Share the survey with educators

Researchers are reaching out the neurorehabilitation sector to help spread awareness about the childhood brain injury survey.

With your support, this research initiative can reach educational professionals, teachers, and school support staff across the country, leading to a better educational experience for young people living with an acquired brain injury.

We urge you to participate if eligible, or share the survey with educators in your local community.

By sharing the research study with your child’s school, you can play an important role in supporting children.

Use #ABIEducation on social media to learn more or visit UKBAIF’s website.

Take the survey: Follow this link to take part.

Brain injury expertise and medico-legal services

Legal teams and case managers supporting clients with acquired brain injury should be aware of the many ways the injury can affect the quality of a person’s life, and the expertise a skilled brain injury medico-legal expert can bring to a case.

NRC Medical Experts takes pride in providing expert witness reports for legal teams supporting clients living with brain injury.

We understand the impact childhood brain injuries and traumatic and acquired head injuries can have on an individual’s life, which is why NRC Clinical Practice focuses on providing specialist rehabilitation consultant services to ensure individuals receive the care and treatment they need to thrive.

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