As part of the Minds Matter: Improving Pediatric Concussion Care project at CIRP, a series of educational resources have been developed for use by teachers, coaches, healthcare providers and parents to help children and youth optimize their recovery from a concussion injury. A website, infographics, posters, facts sheets, and short videos provide evidence-based, best practice information and tips for concussion care education. Congressional testimony on pediatric traumatic brain injury provides expert perspective for policymakers and advocates.
Concussion Care for Kids: Minds Matter
This family and stakeholder-friendly Website is a comprehensive online resource about pediatric concussion management.
Minds Matter: The Truth on Concussions
This series of colorful materials provides concussion stakeholders with helpful concussion care information presented in relatable terms for youth and parents.
Concussion Care Education Infographics
Click on links below to share engaging JPG graphics in e-blasts, e-newsletters, school and team websites, and over social media to spread the word about recognizing concussion and supporting a young person’s recovery. You can also use your tablet or iPad to scroll through and explain an infographic with a youth or parent.
- What are the Symptoms of Concussion?
- How Concussions Happen
- How Brain Rest Works for Recovery
- Speak the Truth on Concussions
Concussion Care Education Posters
Download these PDF files and take them to your favorite printer. They are formatted to print as 11x17” posters and also work as 8.5x11” flyers.
- What are the Symptoms of Concussion? Download poster
- How Concussions Happen Download poster
- How Brain Rest Works for Recovery Download poster
- Speak the Truth on Concussions Download poster
- Mythbusters Download poster
Concussion Care Education Videos
CHOP experts answer common questions about youth concussion in a series of eight short videos.
Concussion Care Education Fact Sheets
Easy-to-print, 2-page fact sheets put concussion facts at parent's fingertips, help families log symptoms and recovery milestones
- Helping Your Child Recover – Return to Learn and Return to Play plans Download Plans
- Concussion Worksheet Log Download Log