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Concussion Resources for Parents

​​Rowan's Law.jpg​​​​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.

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