10 Things You Should Know About Behavior and Brain Injury


This is a handout from the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.

  1. Behavior has a neuro-anatomical basis..
  2. Behavioral characteristics of persons with brain injury may include..
  3. Thinking difficulties can lead to behavioral issues when someone..
  4. Some things are often mislabeled as inappropriate behavior..
  5. Behavior is communication; what is the person trying to communicate?..
  6. Types of communication difficulties persons with brain injury may have include..
  7. Common pitfalls when communicating with someone who has a brain injury are..
  8. Actions that can be taken to help the situation include..
  9. De-escalation strategies..
  10. Some things to remember..


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