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.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:
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.