Helping Students with Brain Injuries - Module 2: Interventions and Accommodations

Category: Brain Injury

Course Summary

There are three sections in this course:

  • Section 1:Consideration for School Re-entry
  • Section 2:General Classroom Strategies and Accommodations
  • Section 3:Specific Strategies – Math, Reading, Written Expression

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections.

Intended Audience

PK-12 teachers, school nurses, Area Education Agency staff, school psychologists, speech / language therapists, occupational therapists, para educators, school administrators, social workers, parents, and caregivers.

Learning Objectives:

Section 1: Considerations for School Re-entry

After completing this section, participants will be able to:

  • Identifyconsiderations in school re-entry and program planning
  • Discussthe information that a school needs to know prior to a student returning to school

Section 2: General Classroom Strategies and Accommodations

After completing this section, participants will be able to:

  • Explainwhy students with brain injury need bypass strategies to help with learning
  • Discusslearning environment and classroom strategies

Section 3: Specific Strategies – Math, Reading, Written Expression

After completing this section, participants will be able to:

  • Identfiybypass strategies for math, reading, and writing


no pre-requisites

Competencies Addressed

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Identified

Domain 1: Analytical/Assessment Skills

  • 1A1. Describes factors affecting the health of a community (e.g., equity, income, education, environment)
  • 1A12. Contributes to assessments of community health status and factors influencing health in a community (e.g., quality, availability, accessibility, and use of health services; access to affordable housing)

Domain 2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills

  • 2A6. Gathers information that can options for policies, programs, and services (e.g., secondhand smoking policies, data use policies, HR policies, immunization programs, food safety programs)
  • 2A7. Describes implications of policies, programs, and services

Domain 3: Communication Skills

  • 3A3. Solicits input from individuals and organizations (e.g., chamgers of commerce, religious organziatoins, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, government, community-based organizations, various populations served) for improving the health of a community

Domain 6: Public Health Sciences Skills

  • 6A2. Identifies prominent events in the history of public health (e.g., smallpox eradication, development of vaccinations, infectious disease control, safe drinking water, emphasis on hygiene and hand washing, access to health care for people with disabilities)

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Peg Meder, MA, CBIS

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Creation and/or update

April 23, 2012