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Fostering Recovery and Functional Engagement of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury through Technological Supports: A Mini Review

Volume 11 - Issue 2

Viviana Perilli1, Fabrizio Stasolla*2, Dominga Laporta3, Stefania Maselli1 and Isabel Morelli1

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    • 1Villa Apelusion Medical Care Center, Bari, Italy
    • 2University “Giustino Fortunato” of Benevento, Italy
    • 3The Other Home Day Center, Bari, Italy
    • *Corresponding author: Fabrizio Stasolla, University “Giustino Fortunato” of Benevento, Italy

Received: November 09, 2018;   Published: November 20, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.11.002070

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We provide the reader with a mini review on the use of assistive technology-based interventions for recovering and fostering the functional engagement of children with traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injury, assistive technology, functional engagement, quality of life, recovery, and children were merged in Scopus database as keywords. The newest empirical evidences available were detailed and the clinical, educational, psychological, and rehabilitative implications of the findings were critically discussed. Some limitations and future research perspectives were additionally emphasized.

Keywords : Traumatic Brain Injury; Children; Assistive Technology; Quality of Life; Recovery; Engagement; Review

Introduction| Method| Literature Review| Discussion| Limitations and Future Research| References|