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By Jim Adler April 22, 2016

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) could happen to anyone at any time. The results of such a devastating event could range from chronic headaches to a partial loss of brain function. The biggest misconception about people who have a TBI is that their days of personal advancement are over once they experience their unfortunate personal injury. But with the help of a long line of professional researchers and scientists, people with a TBI are able to get on with their lives and even further their educations thanks to resources like traumatic brain injury scholarships.

What Causes a Traumatic Brain Injury?

According to the Mayo Clinic, the common thread that runs between all of the causes of traumatic brain injury is some type of violent action affecting the head or the brain specifically. Blunt force to the skull is obviously the most common form, and that can be accomplished with any heavy object. Another way to injure the brain is to be in a car that stops very suddenly, causing the brain to shift inside the skull. When any law firm researches a TBI case, one of the first things they try to establish with their case review is if the trauma to the brain was direct or indirect. By understanding this information, the legal experts can better prepare their lawsuits.

The causes of a TBI are relatively straightforward, but the effects of trauma to the brain can vary. For example, a car accident could jar the brain so much that much of the tissue that supports the brain could be affected. This type of damage, when teamed up with the problems caused by the brain shifting violently in the skull, can enhance the TBI and make the situation even more difficult.

Treating a TBI

Understanding how to treat a TBI is often the first step in helping someone to recover to the point that they can seek out and take advantage of traumatic brain injury scholarships. WebMD points out that there are four levels of treating a person with TBI:

  • The initial treatment of the injury
  • Inpatient recovery
  • Integrating the patient back into everyday life
  • Sustained lifetime care

The final three steps can vary depending on the needs of the patient, but the goal is to help the patient to reintegrate into society and be able to pursue their dreams. That is where brain injury scholarships come into play.

Helping Someone With a TBI to Get an Education

The Brain Injury Association of America indicates that brain injury scholarships are not as plentiful as supporters of TBI survivors would like them to be. But there are organizations out there that are ready to offer scholarships for brain injury survivors and give these brave people a chance at achieving their dreams. For instance, the Terrill Foundation assists students with brain injuries, brain tumors, and other neurological issues. There are also many options for grants for the disabled that may be available to those with TBIs.

Jim Adler is an attorney who is knowledgeable about the effects of TBIs. He has helped many TBI survivors to get the compensation they need to get their lives back on track. Jim Adler & Associates is here to help people get the resources that they need to pursue scholarships for brain injury survivors and pave the way to a brighter future. Contact us today to see what we can do for you.

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