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EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION

Notice for the Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Board of School Directors Meeting

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meeting will be held virtually and is open to the public.

To join the meeting, please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting.  You may also join the meeting via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Zoom (online video and audio)
https://bucksiu.zoom.us/j/99927381475?pwd=cVNIdGRuQmJRWEs5VUxYSjRrdWRjQT09
Passcode: bucksiu

Audio only conference
Call-in: 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 999 2738 1475

EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION
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Brain Injury Support (BrainSTEPS)

Bicycle and helmet laying in crosswalk

Children and youth, up to age 19, are the highest risk age group for receiving a brain injury after birth. Whether the injury is mild or severe, with short- or long-term effects, the student and their teachers, school and psychologists, and administrators can find help from us on how to create an optimal learning environment that will address the special learning circumstances the child is now facing. We also include family/guardians to ensure ongoing support and engagement.  

Students with brain injuries acquired after birth may now have issues focusing on conversations, comprehension, formulating language, or they may have physical changes in areas such as sight, hearing, or mobility. As each person’s injury can manifest itself with varying degrees and types of challenges, we will assess the situation and develop customized approaches for each student.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force after birth.  This would include events such as a fall, assault, motor vehicle, or sports injury.

Non-Traumatic Brain Injury (Non-TBI)

An Non-TBI has occurred after birth due to an event such as a stroke, aneurysm, tumor, near drowning, infectious disease that affects the brain (i.e. meningitis), or a lack of oxygen supply to the brain (i.e. heart attack).

Our brain injury program features: