What are Acquired Brain Injuries?

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Acquired brain injuries result from damage to the brain (e.g. motor vehicle accident, birth trauma etc.). Such damage can result in temporary, prolonged or permanent impairments in cognitive, emotional, behavioural, or physical functioning.

Symptoms of an acquired brain injury may vary depending on the individual as well as the severity and area of the damage. As a result of such an injury, individuals may experience difficulties with:

  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Fluency
  • Word Finding
  • Motor Speech (e.g. dysarthria, apraxia)
  • Swallowing
  • Literacy
  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Organization/Planning
  • Processing Information
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Social Communication

Treatment Options

ASC works with healthcare providers, educators, insurance companies, case managers and lawyers to ensure an individual receives comprehensive care. Services are provided in the environment that best meet the needs of the client, including in our clinic or in the comfort of their own home using our Online Therapy/Telepractice.

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