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Acquired brain injury son ’recovered as a different boy’

Acquired brain injury son ’recovered as a different boy’

Acquired brain injury son ’recovered as a different boy’
” she said. that From evidence elsewhere in the UK and what we know anecdotally, we suspect
that there could be as many as 1,000 new cases of brain injury in children per year in Northern Ireland,
Eric’s mother said her family was receiving help from both Brain Injury Matters and the Child Brain Injury Trust.
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One thousand potential new cases of acquired brain injury are recorded in children
in Northern Ireland each year, according to a rehabilitation charity.
However, Brain Injury Matters said there was uncertainty around the figures due to the lack of a dedicated children’s brain injury unit.
” she said. that From being a bright wee boy he is now dyslexic and needs a lot of help – he finds it hard to concentrate,
” she said. that We are getting a lot of help at home, especially with the other children,
“If we don’t know just how many children collectively have a brain injury in Northern
Ireland we are on the back foot as it is difficult to allocate resources.
“He was hospitalised in the Causeway Hospital, then the Royal Victoria Hospital, but when he emerged he was a different wee boy due to the infection.”
” said Janet. that He had been on antibiotics but his body turned on itself and targeted the brain,
“An increase year on year makes this an even tougher task.”