Recognizing Psychological Tramua in Kids Following An Accident

As Occupational Therapists we use a holistic approach to help our clients.  After an accident we assess and treat not only the physical effects, but the emotional impact such a traumatic experience can have on one’s life.  The following article by Roger Foisy, a Canadian Personal Injury Lawyer, discusses how approximately “15-25% of children involved in car accidents show symptoms of depression that remain even months after the accident.”  Take a look at the article to learn how to recognize the signs and some great ways to help children cope after the traumatic experience of a car accident.

Roger Foisy:   Helping Children Overcome Psychological Trauma after Car Accidents