Rowan’s Law was named for Rowan Stringer, a high school
rugby player from Ottawa, who died in the spring of 2013 from a condition known as second impact syndrome (swelling of the brain caused by a subsequent injury that occurred before a previous injury healed). Rowan
is believed to have experienced three concussions over six days while playing rugby. She had a concussion but didn’t know her brain neededtime to heal. Neither did her parents, teachers or coaches.
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