This will depend on the severity of the damage and how quickly it was diagnosed and treated. It may also depend on other factors, such as other health issues.
Which disabilities can be caused by a brain injury at birth?
Brain-injury related disabilities can include:
- difficulties with walking, mobility, and movement
- problems speaking
- sight difficulties
In some cases, a brain injury can cause cerebral palsy. It may also lead to an increased chance of the child having autism or attention deficit disorders.