Have you ever hit your head in a game or after a fall -- and felt anything like this afterward:
Have trouble concentrating.
Get distracted easily by noises and lights.
Feel "zoned out."
Have trouble focusing on your homework.
Forget to do assignments.
Forget stuff you learned recently, including things your parents asked you to do.
Feeling really tired and sleepy
Have trouble keeping your balance
Then guess what -- you may have had a concussion...
Identify their strengths, interests, and physical
Train for a particular job.
Prepare for work in
many different areas, such as in offices, restaurants, hospitals, stores, or
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September 20, 2012
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