Do you want to know more about concussions? What are the signs and symptoms? What do you do if your child has been diagnosed with a concussion? How will this affect their learning?
Here are some helpful resources about concussions:
Rowan's Law - Concussion Safety - Concussion Safety
Rowan's Law - Concussion Awareness Resources - Concussion Awareness Resources
Ministry of Education, Policy/Program Memorandum 158 - School Board Policies on Concussion - PPM 158
Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education - Concussions - OPHEA - Concussions
Parachute Concussion Series - Concussion Guide for Parents and Caregivers
To view the board's regulation and supporting documents regarding concussions, click on the links below:
Regulations: REGULATION: Concussion R-AD-49
Supporting Documents: Concussion Code of Conduct R-AD-49
Receipt of Review of Concussion Code of Conduct and Concussion Awareness Resource R-AD-49
It is important that parents/guardians share with their child's school if a concussion has been sustain outside of school hours. A Return to Learn and Return to Play protocol will be put in place to support your child's recovery from a concussion.