Every year, countless people across the state of Montana and the entire country are directly affected by traumatic brain injuries. Accident victims and their families are often forced to deal with the immediate and long-term consequences of a traumatic incident. What many people do not realize, however, is that a huge number of TBI victims is children. Consequently, it is important for parents to be able to identify common TBI risk factors and symptoms in their kids.
Montana residents may know that the effects of traumatic brain injuries are varied. One such effect may be the loss of the ability to move the muscles of the tongue and lips to form words. When this happens, the words may be distorted, or a very different word might be substituted.