Brenda Johnson, EdD
Brain Injury Neurodevelopmental Consulting, LLC
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Education & Schools, Brain Injury Medicine
Pediatric brain injury, personal injury, acquired brain injury, TBI, concussion, traumatic brain injury, mild-severe, MVA, carbon monoxide, lead, poisoning, near drowning, development, brain, school, education, transition post-secondary, child, teen, young adult, K-12, college, academic, 504 Plan
Dr. Brenda Johnson is highly specialized in a niche area of education & transition following pediatric child, teen, & young adult brain injury. She received her Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University specializing in Mind, Brain, & Teaching (educational neuroscience).
Dr. Johnson investigates brain injuries from a functional neurodevelopmental & clinical perspective, looking at cognitive, behavior, socio-emotional, & learning skills by examining a student’s home, school, & community activities of daily living following all severities of pediatric brain injury.
School-based pre- & post-brain injury investigation is a nuanced area that requires expert interpretation. Dr. Johnson identifies if and to what extent a brain injury has impacted learning and behavior. Brain injury can affect skills that have not yet matured, depending on areas of the brain that were damaged and at what point in development. New cognitive or behavior deficits can emerge as the child's brain develops over t...
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