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'Must try harder?': A family empowerment intervention for acquired brain injury

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Rob Forsyth, Dr Thomas Kelly

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Abstract

This paper describes an intervention aimed at empowering parents of child survivors of acquired brain injury (ABI) in their interaction with teachers and other professionals involved in their child's education. The particular characteristics of the late morbidity of child ABI led to the design of an intervention in the form of a video and informational booklet that is the property of the family. Early response to the intervention has been extremely positive, although formal evaluation has been unexpectedly challenging. © 2005 Taylor & Francis Group Ltd.


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Author(s): Forsyth RJ, Kelly TP, Wicks B, Walker S

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Developmental Neurorehabilitation

Year: 2005

Volume: 8

Issue: 2

Pages: 140-143

Print publication date: 01/04/2005

ISSN (print): 1751-8423

ISSN (electronic): 1751-8431

Publisher: Informa Healthcare

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13638490400023996

DOI: 10.1080/13638490400023996

PubMed id: 16089254


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