Physical and emotional symptoms that may continue during recovery:
Concussions may possibly impact school performance during recovery also. The following represent some academic concerns post-concussion:
Possible School Performance Concerns:
— Difficulty studying and completing assignments — Slower Processing
— Short-term memory loss — Impaired concentration
— Difficulties with organization — Shorter attention span
Return to School
Lincoln Public Schools requires that a student returning to school post concussion submit a re-entry plan from his/her healthcare provider. This plan needs to delineate physical activity restrictions and classroom accommodations, as needed. Your School Nurse will share these specific recommendations with your child’s teachers.
Please Note: Students who diagnosed with concussion as the result of participation in LPS Extracurricular Athletics must submit a Post Sports-Related Head Injury Medical Clearance and Authorization Form prior to resuming the athletic activity.
Post Sports-RelatedHead Injury Medical Clearance and Authorization Form