Dr. Brenda Eagan Johnson has over 20 years’ experience in pediatric brain injury. She is the state program coordinator for Pennsylvania’s nationally recognized BrainSTEPS brain injury school consulting program. She holds a doctorate in Mind, Brain, and Teaching from Johns Hopkins and is a legal forensic and educational consultant.
Listen in as Kelly Campbell and Dr. Jane Eagan Johnson chat about these points
- What types of brain injuries fall within the Acquired Brain Injury classification?
- What are the most common signs and symptoms of brain injury children and adolescents?
- How are child, adolescent, and young adult brains different from adult brains and why is this important to understand when working on a pediatric case?
- Are brain injuries different than other kinds of disabilities in children and adolescents?
- Why aren’t schools better prepared to support students following a brain injury?
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Dr. Eagan-Johnson is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, an adjunct instructor at George Washington University, holds three PA teaching certifications, and is published. She served as an expert external reviewer for the CDC Pediatric TBI Report to Congress, co-authored a CDC document on concussion strategies, and has trained over 2,500+ school-based concussion management teams in PA.