Back to School After Concussion

Dr. Rick Figler, MD, of Cleveland Clinic, discusses the new set of guidelines being issued for student-athletes that suffer a concussion so that parents, teachers, and coaches can help them get back in the classroom.

Brain Injury Recovery and Back to School

A young boy speaks about his road to recovery and his experiences going back to school, after his brain injury

Cognitive Rest After Concussion Critical To Avoiding Extended Recovery

A parent discusses the cognitive impact of a concussion and the importance of treating a concussed student.

Concussion 101: A Primer for Kids and Parents

A whiteboard video providing an overview of concussion including cause, signs and symptoms and recovery.

Concussion 101: Symptoms, Risk and Return to Play

Concussion experts discuss signs and symptoms of concussion and what you can do to help prevent head injuries.

Concussion in the Classroom

This video resource for Parents, Teachers, and Coaches provides strategies to deal with the aftermath of a child’s concussion.

Concussion Management and Return to Learn

An updated version of Concussion 101 that includes returning to school and returning to physical activity.

Concussions: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Test your knowledge in this video, with expert answers from neurosurgeon Dr. Charles Tator of the Canadian Sports Concussion Project and TSN analyst and CFL Hall of Famer Matt Dunigan whose career was ended by concussions.

Depression Common When Concussion Recovery is Prolonged

Depression is common in athletes who do not recover quickly from their concussions.

Explain It To Me: Concussions

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the physiology of concussions and the long-term effects of suffering one.

Keeping Quiet Can Keep You Out of the Game

A high school athlete tells her story and emphasizes that concussions are a serious injury and the importance of taking time to recover.

Pediatric Concussions: Early Recognition and Treatment

A parent, child and doctors provide helpful information for detecting and treating concussions in kids to help prevent long term impact.

Returning to School After a Concussion

Robyn Littleford of GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre talks about returning to school following a concussion.

Sports Concussions: Emotional Effects

A concussion results in changes in the brain that can cause a young athlete to be more irritable, emotional, sad and/or depressed.

The Truth on Concussions: Mythbusters

Experts in the evaluation and treatment of concussions in children address some of the most common myths about concussions.

The Concussion

The impact of filmed injuries on YouTube, and lack of understanding around the dangers of concussions and sporting injuries.

What It’s Like to Get a Concussion

Kids who have experienced a concussion share their stories of injury and recovery, while pediatric experts from Children’s Hospital Colorado describe a concussion and explain what to expect during the healing process.

What Schools Need to Know About Children with Brain Injury

Children spend about six hours a day at school. Educating teachers about a child’s needs after TBI is crucial.

Wipe Out

Tells the story of three young men living with permanent brain damage as the result of head injuries they suffered pursuing extreme sports.