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.
The Breakthroughs in Learning Blog
This month our focus is on getting early access to help or interventions. Far too often we see children, and even adults, who have struggled for years before getting help. Our goal is that by getting children help sooner, we can limit the emotional toll, stop developing behavior issues, and prevent negative attitudes toward school. It’s tough to get excited about going to school when school leaves you feeling like a failure.
One of the questions we hear on a regular basis is "How do I know if my child needs help?" Today we are going to start answering that question for the early years. Over the next few weeks we will specifically look at older children as well. When looking at children in the Preschool and Junior Kindergarten level, these are some of the areas that could raise concern: