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How do specialists work to treat acquired brain injury (ABI)?

Specialists work to treat acquired brain injury (ABI) in the following ways:

  • A psychologist can help with memory problems by helping people keep written or electronic reminders.
  • Physiotherapists help with walking and balance problems.
  • Occupational therapists help with everyday things that may be difficult, like helping people make their own breakfast or dress themselves. They also help with cognitive problems, like how to be better organized.
  • A speech and language therapist helps with problems with speech, reading or writing.

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