Students with Concussions May Need More Recovery Time

Published 10/28 2013 04:51PM

Updated 10/28 2013 09:08PM

ATLANTA -- Student athletes who get a concussion may need a break before returning to the classroom.

Previous research has shown that after a concussion, children may have problems learning new material and remembering what they have already learned.

Therefore, the American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending children with severe symptoms stay home from school until they are cleared by their doctor.

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