Return to Learning: Going Back to School Following a Concussion

Mcavoy, Karen
March 2012
Communique (0164775X);2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1
The article presents information on a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), according to which 1.6 to 3.8 million sports and recreational concussions occur every year in the U.S. A large number of children sustain concussions from non-sports activities such as motor vehicle accidents, falls, and assaults. It is stated that when a student returns to school after a concussion, the school team's responsibility is to assess the needs, and make adjustments accordingly.


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