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Concussion Resources for Parents

​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 his/her learning?

 

Here are some helpful resources about concussions:

Government of Ontario: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Concussion Supports for Parents (watch the video from Dr. Mike Evans on this site)

One Page Information Sheet:onf_concussion_tool_en.pdfonf_concussion_tool_en.pdf

Concussion Awareness Training Tool

 McMaster University Return to School Guidelines: http://canchild.ca/en/canchildresources/resources/MTBI-Return_to_School_Brochure1.pdf

Concussion Handbook (for those recovering from a diagnosed concussion) by Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto.

Quick Facts for Parents: Learning About Concussions

 

To view the board's policy and regulations about Concussions, click on the links below:

Policy: https://publicboard.ca/Board/Policies-Regulations/Documents/Concussion%20P-AD-49.pdf

Regulations: https://publicboard.ca/Board/Policies-Regulations/Documents/Concussion%20R-AD-49.pdf

It is important that parents 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.

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