Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), like a concussion, can happen in combat and may affect a person's behavior. Find out about children's experiences coping with a parent with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
In Abby's Words
Follow Abby's story as she learns about her dad's traumatic brain injury.
Real Kids, Real Words
Differences: Before & After
Kids and teens notice changes in their parent after a deployment.
These teens describe common mTBI symptoms they see in their injured parents.
Learning About mTBI
Learning about mTBI helps kids and teens cope better with their parent's condition.
How I Understand mTBI
Learn from these teens how traumatic brain injuries occur.
How We Changed
Everyone in the family has to adjust when dad gets injured.
Things We Do Together
Different isn't bad. Teens discover new ways to hang out with their injured parent.
It's OK to be sad or confused about the changes in your parent.
Taking a break and taking care of themselves helps these kids deal with stress.