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concussion

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The information on these pages will help everyone—from the student to the school administrator—recognize a concussion and know how to manage it effectively.

Concussion Resources

Below is are downloadable and printable PDFs of tools and forms to help coaches, referees, school district administrators, and youth sports organization directors provide the best possible care for youth while ensuring full compliance with Max and Jenna's laws. Policy Documents Sample School District Policy Use this as a template to help develop your school...

Teachers

As teachers, your're in the best position to observe how a student copes with the demands of school after concussion. You're also in the best position to share and compare information with parents about the student’s progress and potential challenges. Interview with Lizzie Hill Lizzie Hill is a young woman living with traumatic brain injury. In these videos she explains how...

Oregon Concussion Laws

Oregon Concussion Laws - Frequenlty Asked Questions What is a concussion? How can we be sure that a player has a concussion? What if my team includes persons over and under the age of 18 years? What kind of training must I ensure that all coaches in our district receive? What about the parent or individual who helps out but is not a coach? What kind of a tracking system is best...

Athletes

Even a hit or blow to the head that seems mild can be serious, especially for young athletes whose brains are still developing. A concussion can affect your game, grades, and social life. It’s important for you to be informed, so you can take care of your concussion, and get back to life! Check out these resources for more information about concussion. American Academy of Neurology – Summary of...

Parents

After a concussion parents play an important role in their child’s recovery. No one knows your child better than you! As parents, you're in a critical position to monitor any cognitive, physical, and/or behavioral changes in your child, and to share this information with medical and school staff. A concussion is a brain injury and should be taken seriously. Get the Facts:...

Ann Glang

Research Professor / Director CBIRT
Ann Glang, PhD, is a Research Professor and Director of CBIRT. Since 1987, she has secured and directed or co-directed over 30 federally funded research projects focused on individuals with TBI, including both descriptive and intervention research projects. Her research interests include childhood...