TBI Online Resources



TBI Online Resources:

    ◦    What is a Concussion? A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. Health care professionals may describe a concussion as a “mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, their effects can be serious.


    •    CDC Heads Up to Schools: Fact Sheet for School Nurses

    •    CDC Heads Up to Schools: Concussion Signs & Symptoms Checklist

    •    CDC Heads Up to Schools: Returning to School After a Concussion: Fact Sheet for School Professionals

    •    CDC Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet


    •    Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute: TBI program - the video includes one of the families with whom Project BRAIN has worked: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/42246


    •    Colorado Department of Education: Brain Injury In Children & Youth: A Manual for Educators


    •    Vanderbilt University Medical Center- Sports Concussion Center: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/orthopaedics/38467

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