MS055: Concussion Management in Schools: Helping Your Students Return-to-Learn

Thursday, February 20, 2014 10:00 AM–11:50 AM

Description:

Do you want to better help your students return-to-learn following a concussion? This session focuses on a protocol for concussion management in the schools, viewing the school psychologist as a key player in helping students return-to-learn. You will be able to better answer questions related to concussions, recognize the importance of cognitive rest, and generate appropriate recommendations and accommodations for those students returning to learn following a concussion.

Speaker(s):

Jessica Blasik, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA; Nancy Como-Lesko, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA; Stephen Smith, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA