Rowan's Law

WHAT:

Rowan’s Law is named for Ottawa student, Rowan Stringer, who unknowingly suffered three concussions in the span of six days and passed away from Secondary Impact Injury.  Rowan’s Law, unique to Ontario, seeks to create concussion awareness and reduce injury.

WHO:

Under Rowan’s Law, all athletes under 26 years of age, parents of athletes under 18, Coaches, Team Trainers and Team Officials must confirm every year that they have reviewed Ontario’s Concussion Awareness Resources.  The Concussion Awareness Resources can be accessed free of charge at “Rowan’s Law: Concussion Awareness Resources.”  Additionally, the e-booklets are available below:


HOW:

Confirmation will be part of the registration process for players and volunteers.

Additional implementation of the law includes a Concussion Code of Conduct which will also be part of registration for players and volunteers. RMSC will also be developing a Removal-from-Play/Return-to-Play protocol in the coming months.


ROWAN'S LAW E-BOOKLET: AGES 10 AND UNDER

ROWAN'S LAW E-BOOKLET: AGES 11-14

ROWAN'S LAW E-BOOKLET: AGES 15 AND UP






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