This is my behavioral/ specific learning disability pin. This is a helpful pin to have because not only does it show what signs to look for in a traumatic brain injury but also how to accommodate these students. Since I also plan on coaching a sport, it is very important to know what to look for.
Brain Gym: exercises designed to stiulate the brain, increase neural activity, literally exercising the brain. There are a lot of courses you can attend and I highly reccommend it! When used as lesson breaks it is very effective!
There are types of drugs, such as alcohol and heroin, have a dampening effect. There are other stimulant drugs Kalokayen, The third category, which includes cannabis and its derivatives (marijuana and hashish), they are hallucinogens that lead people to be modified to recognize what is going on around them. http://hopeeg.com/how-drugs-affect-the-brain
Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum -- one that doesn't necessarily fit with labels like "normal" and "defective." Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley
Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.