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After Concussion: Returning To Class With Academic Accommodations Sometimes Needed

Taking a few days off from school to allow for complete physical and cognitive rest is usually enough to allow most athletes to return to class with no problems, but those who are still experiencing difficulties with memory, concentration, and reasoning, returning to the classroom with academic accommodations (extra time for tests, extensions on homework) may be necessary, says Dr. William P. Meehan, III, Director of the Sports Concussion Clinic at Boston Children's Hospital.

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