Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries Major

A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries is a program that focuses on the design of educational services for children or adults who are surviving and recovering from brain and brain stem injuries affecting their cognitive, perceptive, and motor functions.

Includes instruction in neurophysiology and neuropathology; speech, other sensory, and motor pathologies; emotional and cognitive disabilities; physical and occupational rehabilitation techniques; developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising brain-injured students, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries (use the College Search feature and enter "brain injuries" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries?

To become a special education teacher to those who have suffered a TBI, you likely will need a master’s degree in special education with an emphasis on brain injuries.

 

Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries