This article shows us that children with mild traumatic brain injury do a good job of complying with the activity restrictions given to them by health care professionals. This finding is a stepping stone for further studies looking at the effectiveness of restricting activity for better recovery from MTBI.
A gradual, closely-supervised active rehabilitation program provides not only means to a faster recovery, but also, qualitatively speaking, increases the self-efficacy and confidence of the child, as well as the empowerment of the parents.
The cause of developmental delay or intellectual disability is still unknown in many children with these disabilities. More specialized genetic testing is likely to play a role in the future in determining causes.