Brain injury

Acquired brain injury affects thousands of children and their families every year. 'Acquired' means your child wasn't born with their injury - it's the result of an accident or illness that happened after birth. 

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Your child may experience a variety of symptoms or difficulties following a brain injury - it depends on the type of injury and how serious the injury is. Common symptoms include tiredness and changes in thinking, behaviour and emotion.

Brain injury affects thousands of children and their families every year. If your child has had a brain injury, find out how their brain injury might affect them and where to get help.

Mental fatigue or reduced brain energy is one of the most common complaints after a brain injury. Children with medical conditions that affect the brain can also experience mental fatigue.