Concussion Comeback Plan ORTHO_130994_2017-05_Concussion Program Comeback B - Page 17

Does every student who has had a concussion need a 504 Plan? Most students who sustain a concussion will recover quickly and will not need formalized school accommodations. For most students, informal school adjustments in the days to weeks following a concussion are sufficient. In the rare cases of prolonged post-concussion symptoms, a 504 Plan might be helpful. Prior to implementing a 504 Plan, the student should undergo evaluation by a specialist to understand whether concussion or non-injury factors best explain lingering problems. 17