Concussion Information

There is a lot of information on concussions; below is a list of some of the available resources:

SENATE BILL 11-040 THE JAKE SNAKENBERG YOUTH CONCUSSION ACT

Review the legislation and the Concussion Management Guidelines

CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

Read the Colorado Department of Education’s Concussion Management Guidelines

REAP

REAP, which stands for Reduce, Educate, Accommodate & Pace, is a tool that can be downloaded for free at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

CONCUSSION CARE FOR KIDS

The Children’s Hospital Concussion Program evaluates and treats children and teenagers who have sustained concussions and other mild head injuries.

HEADS UP TO SCHOOLS: KNOW YOUR CONCUSSION ABCS

Read more about the Concussion ABCs posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Return to School After a Concussion Factsheet
FAQs about Baseline Testing among Young Athletes

HEADS UP TO YOUTH SPORTS

To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, the Centers for Disease Control offers information about concussions to those involved in youth sports.

BRAIN 101 CONCUSSION VIDEO 

Teach students about concussions with this fun 15 minute video.

UPSTATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: CONCUSSION IN THE CLASSROOM

Concussion in the Classroom Factsheet
Upstate Medical University provides information and a short video on concussion in the classroom.

CENTER ON BRAIN INJURY RESEARCH & TRAINING

Teaching Research Institute, a division of Western Oregon University, CBIRT conducts research and training to improve the lives of children and adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

SPORTS CONCUSSION

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey has Sports Concussion information for coaches, players and parents.

BRAIN LINE FOR KIDS

Brain Line is an website dedicated to resources developed to assist in preventing, treating and helping to live with a brain injury.

CONCUSSION LEGACY FOUNDATION

The Concussion Legacy Foundation is dedicated to advancing the study, treatment and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups.

NFL WEBSITE ON CONCUSSION AWARENESS

Website is dedicated to promoting the health & safety of football players.

Articles

Supporting the Student-Athlete’s Return to the Classroom After a Sport-Related Concussion
School and the Concussed Youth: Recommendations for Concussion Education and Management