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The Academy of Pediatrics issues a position statement on “Returning to Learning Following a Concussion”.

Following a concussion, it is common for children and adolescents to experience difficulties in the school setting. Cognitive difficulties, such as learning new tasks or remembering previously learned material, may pose challenges in the classroom.  This report serves to provide a better understanding of possible factors that may contribute to difficulties in a school environment following a concussion and serves as a framework for the medical home, the educational home, and the family home to guide the student to a successful and safe return to learning.

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