About Brain Injury

An acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury caused to the brain since birth. There are many possible causes, including a fall, a road accident, viral infection, tumour and stroke.

Brain injury is one of the fastest growing disabilities amongst young people in the UK. It can happen in seconds but the effects last a lifetime.

This section gives an overview of the brain, brain injury and the practical issues that can arise. If you can’t find what you are looking for or have any more questions, please contact our helpline.