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Subject: New Free Traumatic Brain Injury Resources from the Department of Health and Senior Services

Source: Melissa Melton, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Administrators, Directors, and Instructors; Related Service Providers, Educators, or Paraprofessionals Providing Services to Students with Traumatic Brain Injury; General Public

Date: July 21, 2011

The Department of Health and Senior Services has recently added some new Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) resources for educators and service providers on their TBI information webpage. Under the heading "Children and Youth Resources," at http://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/tbi/relatedlinks.php, new information and presentations have been added including "FACTS about Traumatic Brain Injury in Children for Educators," and a training by Dr. Keely Deidrick regarding TBI in early childhood. This section also includes TBI incidence forms, school nurse updates on TBI, and information on concussions and sports.