Minds Matter Concussion Program Resources

For Parents and Caregivers

This worksheet is designed to help monitor and record concussion symptoms during the recovery process.

This fact sheet will help you understand how you can help your child after a head injury, why physical and brain rest is important post-injury and when your child can return to school and play.

This fact sheet will help you better understand what a concussion is, symptoms of a concussion and how to treat it.

The “return to play” plan outlines steps your child can follow to help them return to recreational physical activity after a concussion. It also provides examples of activities they can participate in at varying levels of intensity.

This “return to learn after the summer” plan provides information on how you can help your child with concussion advance through the various levels of cognitive activity to promote recovery and prevent ongoing symptoms.

For Practitioners, Coaches and Schools

Illustration of how a concussion happens

Learn about some common concussion myths and get the facts about these misconceptions, presented in an easy-to-scan flyer that can easily be downloaded, shared, or hung up.

Illustration of how a concussion happens

The brain is like an integrated circuit board of memory and processing. Learn how a head impact disrupts brain function and download a helpful handout.

What are the Symptoms of a Concussion?

Learn about common concussion symptoms to watch for, presented in an easy-to-scan format with a flyer that can easily be downloaded, shared, or hung up.

COVID-19 Resources


Diagnosing Concussion: Pupillometer

The pupillometer is a new hand-held, portable device to help diagnose concussion sooner and help patients get treatment faster. Learn how it works.


The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.

CIRP is a comprehensive pediatric trauma research facility at CHOP dedicated to addressing injury, the leading cause of death for children and adolescents.

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Fund provides New Jersey residents of any age, who have survived a traumatic brain injury, the opportunity to access the brain injury related services and supports they need to live in the community.