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Concussions

Reporting Non-School Related Concussions:  
 
Research indicates that a concussion can affect a student’s school performance in both cognitive activities (school work) and physical activities (physical education program/interschool activities). Research also indicates that engaging in cognitive and /or physical activities, while a child has a suspected and/or diagnosed concussion, can worsen concussion symptoms and make for a longer recovery period.   In the best interest of  your child, parent/guardians are requested to communicate with the school principal, prior to the students attendance at school,  whenever there is a suspected or diagnosed concussion that occurs off school site e.g. at home or at a sporting activity. It is with this communication of information that the school, in consultation with parents/guardians, can immediately begin the board/school concussion protocol with the child.  
 
For additional information and/or resources please click on the link below.

Concussion resources​