Education Resources for Professionals

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A Fact Sheet for School Nurses

This fact sheet helps school nurses protect students from concussion or other serious brain injury; know how to recognize a concussion and what to do if one occurs; support students who return to school while recovering from a concussion; and provide steps to prevent concussion in school.

A Fact Sheet for Teachers, Counselors, and School Professionals

The potential for a concussion is greatest during activities where collisions can occur, such as during physical education (PE) class, playground time, or school-based sports activities. Teachers and school counselors may be the first to notice changes in their students.

A Fact Sheet for Teachers, Counselors, and School Professionals

This fact sheet will help teachers, counselors, and school professionals know how to recognize a concussion and what to do if one occurs; and support students who return to school while recovering from a concussion.

Brain Injury in Children and Youth – A Manual for Educators

This manual includes an educational identification process for special education eligibility through establishing a significant history of TBI.

Brain Injury in Schools: An Educator’s Guide

This guide walks educators through the basics of a brain injury, its effects on students and families, and how they impact education, transitions, and special education.

Helping Students Recover from a Concussion: Classroom Tips for teachers

Teachers play an important role in helping students recover from a concussion as they return to school. Making short-term changes to students’ school workload and schedule—and giving them the time to help their brain heal—can help them get back to their regular school routine.

Returning to School After a Concussion: A Fact Sheet For School Professionals

This fact sheet helps school professionals know how to recognize a concussion and what to do if one occurs; and support students who return to school while recovering from a concussion.

School Letter – Returning to School After Concussion

Letter to school staff template to be used after a child is diagnosed with a concussion to inform of symptoms and potential short-term accommodations that may be needed.