Ontario is taking strong action to address concussions inside and outside of the classroom.
New legislation, to be introduced later today, would help protect students engaging in school sports and health and physical education classes from the potentially serious, long-term and harmful effects of concussions. It would also ensure that students who sustain concussions are not returning to play or learn too soon, risking further complications.
The Education Amendment Act (Concussions), 2012 is part of a new concussion strategy that will:
Learn more about concussions by taking ThinkFirst's online concussion education course.
Find out more about Ophea's current concussion protocols for teachers and coaches.
Support for Ontario's Concussions Strategy