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How do concussions affect learning?

Posted by Matthew Turton on Wed, Dec 11, 2013 @ 10:27 AM

If your child sustains a concussion during play or competitive sports, recovery time typically  requires one to three weeks.  During this recovery time, the brain is not functioning at full capacity, even if your child appears to be doing just fine.  This can impact how your child tolerates life developments and her education. Knowing the signs and symptoms of concussions is critical. 

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Topics: parenting, memory, warning signs, Concussion, teachers

School Sports and Concussion 101

Posted by Matthew Turton on Tue, Oct 15, 2013 @ 02:42 PM

Concussions are often called the “invisible injury.”  From hard-hitting football games and wrestling to the harmless-appearing activity of hitting soccer balls with the head, children have many opportunities to sustain head injuries while playing.  However, the symptoms of concussion are not necessarily obvious right away and children will often mask symptoms in order to continue playing. 

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Topics: memory, Concussion, educational therapy

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