GetSchooledOnConcussions.com was developed primarily to support teachers, especially general education teachers, with quick, nimble and flexible strategies outlined in Tip Sheets, the Return to Learn Concussion Lesson Plan and the Teacher Acute Concussion Tool (TACT) that would immediately and effectively help students with a concussion upon their return to the classroom.
Medical professionals, athletic trainers, and others outside the field have commonly been providing teachers with information regarding how to teach the student with a concussion in the classroom setting. We like to empower teachers to do what they do best! Make educational decisions based on student need.
For Related Service Providers/Administrators:
Policy change and culture change in schools is often due to the concerted effort of administration and related service providers. Tip sheets to this group focus mostly on how best to support teachers to be agents of change for students.
Parents have a very important role in helping their child Return to School and throughout the Return to Learn process. Since a concussion may lead to fluctuating symptoms for up to 4 weeks, parents have the most important task of teaching their child how to manage the symptoms so that they can comfortably be present, physically and cognitively, at school. GetSchooledOnConcussions.com wants parents to feel welcome to review and share Tip Sheets written for teachers, related service providers and administrators so they can reinforce similar concepts at home.
Many medical and sub-specialty professionals work together to help the student with a concussion through their recover. Being at school and being able to keep up with adjusted academic demands and a reasonable social schedule is an important part of the recovery. GetSchooledOnConcussions.com invites healthcare professionals to review and share Tip Sheets written for teachers, related service providers and administrators so that they can begin to understand the unique world of schools and can reinforce the messages to students that they are active participants in their own recovery.
Hands-on trainings for teachers, school nurses, counselors, school psychologists, social workers and administrators.
Return to Learn
Concussion Lesson Plan
curriculum for in the general classroom … and beyond.
Teacher Acute Concussion Tool
Engage in an interactive web-based questionnaire to find out how your teaching style, content area, environmental and student factors lead to specific classroom strategies for the student with a concussion in your classroom.