A Parent's Guide to Returning Your Child to School After a Concussion Booklet

Car crashes, playground falls and sports injuries cause thousands of concussions a year among children. This guide offers practical advice to parents on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, information on treatment and recovery, and what a parent can do to support a child’s recovery and successful return to school. This guide will help parents address common questions:

  • How soon should my child return to school after a concussion?
  • When will my child feel better?
  • What can I do to help?

Audience: Parents of a child who was diagnosed with a concussion, military health care providers who treat military dependents

Format: Multi-page downloadable PDF