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The Center on Brain Injury
Research & Training

Teachers

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Teachers are in the best position to observe how a student copes with the demands of school after concussion. You are also in the best position to share and compare information with parents about the student’s progress and potential challenges.

Interview with Lizzie Hill

Lizzie Hill is a young woman living with traumatic brain injury. In these videos she explains how accommodations helped her to be successful in school.  She shares tips about the types of accommodations that she used and how she accessed them.

Lizzie's Story

Why are school accommodations important?

What accommodations help the most?

How do you ask for accommodations?

What should teachers know about concussion?

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