While the symptoms of a brain injury in children are similar to those experienced by adults, the functional impact can be very different. Children are not little adults; the brain of a child is still developing. The cognitive impairments of children with brain injury may not be immediately obvious after the injury, but may become apparent as the child gets older. These implications can create lifetime challenges for living and learning for children, their families, schools, and communities. In this section, you will find various resources for dealing with the most common implications of brain injury in children.

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Kirksville Support Group

Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL) 1100 S. Jamison, Kirksville,, MO

Kirksville – First Monday of Month at 6:30 pm.  Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL), 1100 S. Jamison, Kirksville, MO 63501 Contact: Don Bindner (660) 988-1923

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Independence Support Group

Old Young School Gym 501 N Dodgion, Independence, MO

Independence – First Tuesday of Month at 7:00 pm.  501 N Dodgion, Independence, MO 64050 (This is the old Young School Gymnasium located next door to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore) Contact: Angela (Angel) Perry, 816-377-0231

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