Concussion is the most common type of brain injury in children and adolescents. This educational tool kit on concussion is for educators, school nurses, peers, and families. Filled with practical strategies for identifying and tracking the signs of concussion at home, in school and in the community. It includes…
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by Phil Hossler and Ron Savage
Our newest manual on concussion in school age children and adolescents is ideal for educating the student and everyone involved with the student – parents, physicians, school nurses, teachers, coaches, athletic trainers, and friends.
by Barry Willer, John Leddy, and Peter Murray
Includes 5 modules totaling 15 minutes on how the brain works and how it is affected by a concussion. Has lessons in neuroanatomy with graphics and understandable language for students and school staff. Interviews with students who had concussions in school or at play show how concussion can affect abilities in the classroom and at home.
by Marilyn Lash, Ron Savage, & Roberta DePompei.
Describes changes at home and in the classroom that may follow a concussion. Gives tips for educators on modifying teaching strategies and assignments. Identifies when and why the student may need extra help.
by Janet Tyler & Linda Wilkerson
Explains how educators can use accommodations to help support a student with a concussion in the classroom. Checklists show how to adjust teaching and assignments for students with processing delays, lowered attention, memory changes, altered physical abilities, fatigue, and behavior.
by Ron Savage
This tip card on concussions in sports helps coaches, athletic trainers, parents and school personnel recognize and monitor early and late concussion symptoms in student-athletes. The effects of a sports injury can extend beyond the playing field or practice session to the classroom and activities at home. Tips for athletic staff, parents and educators describe academic supports for the classroom and at home as the student recovers from a concussion.
by Jeanne Dise-Lewis
A concussion can result in temporary physical, cognitive, or behavioral changes for children and youth. This tip card helps parents, educators and athletic staff monitor symptoms and track recovery at home and in school. It provides strategies for supporting the student in the classroom with suggestions for temporary accommodations.Concussion Education: In the student-athlete's neighborhood - 10 Tip Cards
by Phil Hossler
When any athlete sustains a sports concussion, sensitive, trained and compassionate neighbors are needed to monitor the athlete’s recovery. For student-athletes, this managing team or neighborhood includes coaches, athletic trainers, parents, physicians, teachers, school nurses and school psychologists along with concussion specialists. This tip card provides checklists and practical strategies on educating everyone on the signs and symptoms of concussion in student-athletes with tips for support and accommodations.
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