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
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.
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.
Brain rest after concussion works to help your brain heal properly. Here's how to optimize your brain rest.
Once concussion symptoms begin to improve, usually after a few days, it's time to recharge your brain with some activity!
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.
Most states have a youth sports concussion law to help reduce the risk of student-athletes suffering concussion, and its long-term consequences.
In this series of eight concussion videos, concussion specialists from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia answer frequently asked questions about concussions. Watch the videos to learn more about concussion symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, recovery, plans for returning to school and sports, and more.
The pupillometer is a new hand-held, portable device to help diagnose concussion sooner and help patients get treatment faster. Learn how it works.
CHOP concussion experts encourage families to seek medical attention for any type of head injury and follow doctors’ advice before resuming typical activities.
Concussion experts at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are using special mouthguards to track how repeated head impacts affect young athletes.
The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) has a family helpline in addition to information on its website.
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.
The Brain Injury Association of Delaware provides support and resources to brain injury survivors.
BIAPA provides a listing of support groups for regions across the state, a resource line, and pre-enrollment assistance information.
BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Re-Entry Consulting Program helps school districts create educational plans for students following an acquired brain injury.
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.