Concussion Resources

For Parents and Caregivers

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.


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.


Videos

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.


Websites

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 NJ TBI Fund allows New Jersey residents who have survived a brain injury to obtain the services and support they need to live in the community independently and maximize their quality of life.