A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when a blow or jolt to the head alters the functioning of the brain. As a result, academic problems can occur. This workshop will identify the symptoms of a concussion that may show up in school. Learn what services and supports might benefit a student with a concussion while they recover.

Presenter:  Sharon Johnson,  Brain Injury Association of New York State


Copy of powerpoint slides

REAP: The Benefits of Good Concussion Management

Returning to School After a Concussion:A Fact Sheet for School Professionals

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Educators

Winter Sports and Brain Injuries – an article by Sharon Johnson

When Libby Lost Her Smile – synopsis of a book by Naomi Parker

Webinar recording:

This webinar was originally broadcast on 10/12/16.  The audio quality of the original recording was poor, so we have re-recorded this topic.  The updated recording is available below.

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