Going back to school following a concussion
This section talks about children and young people safely returning to school after concussion/mild traumatic brain injury.
(The information here has been supported by CanChild.)
The decision regarding the return to school and activity following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or concussion can sometimes be a difficult one. Evidence suggests that children are at a high risk of sustaining repeat injuries within a short period of time. Find out more about concussion, the symptoms and possible effects on our dedicated concussion page.
Following recent studies experts agree that the decision to return to school and activity should be more cautious. 1