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, a community-based concussion management approach which stands for Reduce, Educate, Accommodate & Pace, is a tool that can be downloaded for free..

CONCUSSION COMEBACK PLAN

Children’s Hospital Colorado 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.

CBIRT – CENTER ON BRAIN INJURY RESEARCH & TRAINING

Information to help everyone from students to the school administrator—recognize a concussion and know how to manage it effectively.

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.

Articles

Supporting the Student-Athlete’s Return to the Classroom After a Sport-Related Concussion
Concussion and Academic Impairment Among U.S. High School Students