Concussion in Children - When Your Child has a Concussion

Ron Savage, Ed.D.

Information on concussion in children helps parents, coaches, athletic staff, school nurses and educators recognize the early and late signs and symptoms of concussion in children. It explains how the severity of a concussion or mild brain injury is measured and addresses the child’s question of “When can I play again?” Guidelines are included for accommodations when the student returns to school.

Tips and information on concussion in children identifies early and late signs and consequences of concussions in students. It includes a detailed 8 week Post Concussion Checklist to monitor physical, cognitive and behavioral symptoms and recovery. The checklist is ideal for use by parents, educators, athletic staff, and school nurses.

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Pages 8
Year Fourth edition, 2010