Back to School: Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Back to School: Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

If you are a service member or veteran with ongoing symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, going back to school can come with its own set of challenges.

Created by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, the "Back to School: Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury" is an excellent resource to consult as you pursue higher education. Whether it is college, university, or vocational school, this online resource will help you:

  •     Navigate campus life
  •     Manage ongoing symptoms
  •     Learn strategies for success
  •     Transition smoothly to a civilian setting
  •     Advocate for yourself

In addition, the guide includes fact sheets and other resources that relate to academic success after a brain injury.

Providers also can use this guide as a teaching tool to help their patients build a list of helpful contacts, track their progress, and create a detailed schedule to manage their time.

The frequently asked questions, or FAQ, sections quickly offer answers to commonly asked questions about accommodation plans, financial aid, and assistive technology.

Click here to see the full guide.

Posted on BrainLine November 13, 2013.

From the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. www.dvbic.org.