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School Psychology Awareness Week

My name is Sarah Hamel, and I am the School Psychologist at Leesville Middle School. Helping our students and schools focus on recognizing and developing team players is at the heart of national School Psychology Awareness Week, November 11–15, 2013. … Continue reading

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Supporting Students with a Head Injury

Information For Educators: After having a head injury, students may experience a variety of physical symptoms that persist after the initial diagnosis. These may include headaches, nausea, balance problems, dizziness, fatigue, and sensory sensitivity. Following doctor’s orders is always the … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention

Falls and motor vehicle crashes are the most common causes of brain injury in school-age children.  However, participation in sports frequently results in brain injury, primarily concussion.  There are many ways to reduce the chances that you or your child … Continue reading

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