Can a slight brain injury cause a reading difficulty?

Usually not. Reading is usually spared by mild concussion or brain injury. A precise stroke/bleed/contusion in some areas can produce language or reading difficulties, but this usually not what is termed slight brain injury. Mild concussions usually spare overlearned skills such as reading, but again, it may depend on age and what is meant by slight. Severity : http://cpancf.Com/headinjuryclassification.Asp.

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Is it possible to have reading difficulty after adult brain injury?

Possible. Depending on the area of the brain affected. Neuropsychological assessment (done by a neuropsychologist) might help determine functional deficits and how to cope with these deficits and utilize the strengths. Read more...