Healthcare professionals may assess the extent and types of social support available to children with mTBI and emphasize social support as a key element in the education of caregivers and educators. Social support has proved useful in promoting the recovery of persons with mTBI, particularly those with cognitive deficits
To assist children returning to school after mTBI, medical and school-based teams should counsel the student and family regarding the process of gradually increasing the duration and intensity of academic activities as tolerated, with the goal of increasing participation without significantly exacerbating symptoms
Common problems after a concussion include headache, dizziness, blurry vision, sleep disturbance, and cognitive problems. Specific recommendations can be found here.