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Traumatic Brain Injury—What College Disability Specialists and Educators Should Know about Executive Functions


DO YOU KNOW that deficits in executive functions, attention, and learning and memory are the most common cognitive problems after a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? In this document we explain what executive functions are, how they interfere with college life, and the supports students with TBI need to have equal access in college.


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