“Concussion…It’s More Than Just a Bump on the Head” Designed for Sports Professionals.
Friday, August 3, 2012
WHAT: Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, a world-class rehabilitative care provider, will offer a free lecture, Concussion…It’s More Than Just a Bump on the Head. Participants will learn from the pros the most recent developments in concussion education and treatment. Space is limited. For more information or to register, please call 781-348-3827 by August 9, or visit www.braintreerehabhospital.com. WHEN: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. WHO: School Nurses, Athletic Directors + Trainers, Worker’s Comp Case Managers TOPICS: Define Concussion and Mechanics of Injury Review Current Data of Incidence Keys to Recognizing and Diagnosing Concussion …
An updated Braintree schools' concussion policy was also approved on Monday night.
The School Committee approved a plan on Monday night that will bring full-day kindergarten to three elementary schools next fall in addition to three at Braintree High School despite some pushback by members who argued the committee should spend more time exploring other options. By a 4-2 vote, with Mayor Joseph Sullivan not present and Shannon Hume and Pam Kiley dissenting, the committee signed off on a $324,000 program that will be self-sustaining through tuition. By a deadline earlier this month, the families of 163 students had submitted an application and $300 deposit. After matching up available space and requests – some wanted only BHS, or only their home schools – 119 students will be placed in full-day classrooms under the plan, …