A HEADS UP ABOUT CONCUSSION

BY: ARYAN HASHEMINEJAD and Chris Cruz

Concussion

A serious hit to the head can hurt your brain and temporarily change the way your brain works.

Causes of a concussion

.A car crash

.Violently shaken

.Serious hit the head

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Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

Danger signs and symptoms

.Vomiting

.Dizziness

.Headache

.Trouble Concentrating

Long-term effects

.Depression

.Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

-Dizziness

-Headache

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Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

.Loss of Consciousness

.Blurred Vision

.Trouble Walking

.Confusion and saying things that don't make sense

Concussion Symptoms

Recovery

-Don't neglect basic needs


-Get lots of rest


-Avoid further injury


-Hard time remembering.

Returning to school

Support

.Response to intervention

.504 plan

.Individualized Education Plan