- Concussion in Sports
- Extreme Heat
- Information about staying safe in hot weather.
- Positive Parenting Practices
- Assistance for parents in matters including: parental monitoring, fathers' influence, and parents' influence
- Protect the Ones You Love: Child Injuries are Preventable
- In an effort to raise parents' awareness about the leading causes of child injury in the United States and how they can be prevented, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched the Protect the Ones You Love initiative.
- Learn more about the steps you can take to prevent the leading causes of child injury: Burns, Falls, Road Traffic Injuries, Suffocation, Drownings, Poisonings, Sports Injuries, Tools and Resources
- The Colorado Brain Injury Program has been established to help people with brain injury and their loved ones by assisting with accessing needed supports to maximize recovery now and in the future. In addition to services, the Colorado Brain Injury Program focuses on education and research related to brain injury.
- The Brain Injury Program is part of the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Funds for services, education and research are generated via the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund.
- Contains information on youth concussions along with other general sports medicine resources.
- Free online course created by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide information and resources to help educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports.
- Created by School District 27J, this brief flyer describes signs and symptoms of concussions, as well as recovery steps to take at home.
- Published by One Colorado in October 2013.
- This report, which was developed by analyzing data from prior studies of LGBT Coloradans, shows in very clear ways the overwhelming challenges that LGBT people of color face in fulfilling life’s opportunities – with a greater chance of meeting bias and victimization at every turn.
Pertussis Information (Whooping Cough)
- Published in Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, October 27, 2013
- Unfortunately, because most children and adolescents look physically normal after a concussion, school officials often fail to recognize the need for academic or environmental adjustments. Appropriate guidance and recommendations from the pediatrician may ease the transition back to the school environment and facilitate the recovery of the child or adolescent. This report serves to provide a better understanding of possible factors that may contribute to difficulties in a school environment after a concussion and serves as a framework for the medical home, the educational home, and the family home to guide the student to a successful and safe return to learning.
- Colorado Safe Routes to School (SRTS) uses a comprehensive approach to make school routes safe for children when walking and bicycling to school. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) administers Colorado’s SRTS program.
- Safe Routes to School District Policy Workbook
- Launched in December 2013
- The interactive workbook is designed to help school board members, administrators, families of students, and community members create and implement policies that support active transportation and Safe Routes to School programs. The workbook will walk you through a series of policy options to help you build your own customized Safe Routes to School policy, which you can download and use in your community.
- St. Anthony Summit Medical Center and the Brain Injury Allice of Colorado are offering a Concussion and Head Injury Support Group. This group is for young adults, high school students and their supporters, friends and family.
- The support group takes place the 2nd Monday of every month (beginning November 12th). 7:00pm - 8:00pm at The Church at Agape Outpost, 15404 Highway 9, Breckenridge, CO 80424
- No registration or fee required.
- Posted February 2013.
- Radio program on EDUCARadio from Denver Public Schools to provide information to Spanish speaking students and parents.
- This website was designed through funding from the Colorado TBI Trust Fund. This website should serve as a tool for educators, school administrators, school psychologists, related services professionals, and families. Feel free to join in the discussion and learn more about how to support our kids in Colorado with brain injuries.
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