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Project B.R.A.I.N. Brain Resource & Information Network. Supporting Students with TBI in the Classroom. Hospital. School. Home. Project BRAIN Addresses the Dilemma: Identifying & Supporting Students With TBI in the Classroom.

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Project b r a i n brain resource information network

Project B.R.A.I.N.Brain Resource & Information Network

Supporting Students with TBI in the Classroom




Project brain addresses the dilemma identifying supporting students with tbi in the classroom

Project BRAIN Addresses the Dilemma:Identifying & Supporting StudentsWith TBI in the Classroom

Increasing awareness of children and youth with TBI who are served by the school system

Providing training and ongoing support to schools, families, and healthcare providers in the early identification of children with TBI

Supporting BRAIN Resource Teams within selected school systems that will consult locally on issues of developing supports for Tennessee students with TBI

Partnering with Tennessee hospitals to promote effective communication between healthcare providers and educators to facilitate successful transitions

Brain injury transition liaison bitl

Brain Injury Transition Liaison (BITL)

After a student receives a

diagnosis of a TBI

(mild, moderate, or severe):

  • At discharge the family will be presented with the consent form

  • If given consent, the Brain Injury Transition Liaison will notify the child’s school principal that he/she has sustained a TBI

  • The Liaison will provide support through follow up phone calls

Project b r a i n brain resource information network

Whether or not the family gives consent, they will be given helpful resources


Project b r a i n brain resource information network

BITL Brochure

Success stories

Success Stories

  • Parents are grateful for education, resources & follow-up

  • Signs & Symptoms Tool is very effective

  • Daycare involvement

  • School education

  • ED Staff Satisfaction & Engagement

What can you do

What can you do?

  • Important to use TBI instead of CHI

  • This will enable the child to receive SPED services if necessary

  • Write nursing order to consent

  • An updated order set using the consent process is in production

  • Utilize the Signs and Symptoms Tool even if not consenting the patient

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