Brain Injury (TBI)

TBI Expertise in Fort Collins, Colorado

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur in a simple slip and fall accident, a collision while driving, or during the process of birth. This life-changing event requires professional attention. According to the Mayo Clinic symptoms of TBI in young children may include:

  • Change in eating or nursing habits
  • Unusual or easy irritability
  • Persistent crying and inability to be consoled
  • Change in ability to pay attention
  • Change in sleep habits
  • Seizures
  • Sad or depressed mood
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of interest in favorite toys or activities

Specialists at the NeuroDevelopment Center of Colorado pinpoint cognitive changes that affect problem-solving, processing speed, executive functioning and language. Some families are caught off guard by changes to mood and personality that can also occur following a TBI.

TBI evaluations at the NeuroDevelopment Cente of Colorado follow CDC guidelines to help individuals of all ages return to their highest level of functioning as soon as it is appropriate. A TBI evaluation at the NeuroDevelopment Center will direct you towards the appropriate educational, medical and life-skills interventions. 

Although NeuroDevelopment Center of Colorado is best known for serving children, many primary care physicians refer adults for testing at NCC when concerns include head injury or possible dementia. 

If your loved one needs an evaluation due to TBI or cognitive decline, we will be happy to help: (970) 282-4428.