• Concussion Resources


    CONCUSSION INFORMATION - NATURE AND RISKS

    The Brain Injury Association of Vermont offers the community a place to come and receive valuable resources and information about brain injury. CLICK HERE

    Medical Resources - Concussions, TBI and Other Head Injuries. CLICK HERE

    Heads Up: Concussion In Youth Sports - Visit this CDC website for written, printable information on concussions and concussion management. CLICK HERE

    NFHS - A Parents Guide to Concussions in Sports. CLICK HERE


    COMMUNITY RESOURCES

    American Association of Pediatricians (AAP) VT Chapter. CLICK HERE

    Brain Injury Association of VT (BIAVT). CLICK HERE

    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). CLICK HERE

    Fletcher Allen HealthCare (FAHC). CLICK HERE 


    RETURN-TO-LEARN AND RETURN-TO-PLAY PROTOCOLS

    Vermont’s Student Athletes &Concussion Return to Learn & Return to Play Toolkit. CLICK HERE

    Guide to Returning to Play After a Concussion - These "return to play" protocols were developed by the Fletcher Allen Concussion Task Force.  It is essential that schools and coaches follow these protocols for any student athlete who has been diagnosed with a concussion or other brain injury. CLICK HERE

    NFHS - Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussions in Sports. CLICK HERE

    Vermont State Concussion Law V.S.A. § 1431, Act No.68. An act relating to health and schools. CLICK HERE


    CONCUSSION TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR COACHES & PARENTS

    National Federation of High Schools "Concussion in Sports: What You Need to Know" Online Course. At this website, you must Register with an email and password, and then "Order" the free course "Concussion in Sports: What You Need to Know."  Both registering and ordering the video are free. CLICK HERE

    ACTive Athletic Concussion Training for Coaches. ACTive is based on the recommendations of key sports concussion experts. The 20-minute program presents video, case examples, and activites to help you recognize and manage youth sports concussion. You will also gain tools and resources you can use on a daily basis. CLICK HERE

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Heads Up" Video. This video has similar information to the NFHS video but is not interactive. CLICK HERE