When a child's whole life is tragically affected by a brain injury sustained in a car accident, the family will require extra endurance and love in order to cope with the situation. Pennsylvania readers of this blog may sympathize with a teenage girl from another state. Showing a positive attitude may be the best way for the family to manage their own stress and that of the person with brain injury. Wanting to walk and express her concerns as before naturally caused high levels of anxiety, which in this case, was impossible.
According to police reports, a teenage girl was struck from behind by a truck while she was walking in another state in Feb.2013. The driver of the truck raced off without stopping. The young girl sustained brain injury and had to spend months in a medical facility before being allowed to go home to continue her recovery. She had lost the ability to walk and was unable to communicate at all. Her mother was happy to report that her daughter was making good progress.