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  • Concussions for Teens

    How can you tell if you have a concussion? What should you do? And what's going to happen with sports and school? The facts are all on this site for teens.

  • Concussions for Teens

    Everyone should know the signs of a concussion and what to do. That way you can help yourself, a friend, a teammate, or a family member. This site for teens has the facts on concussions.

  • Sports and Concussions for Teens

    As long as people play sports, there will be concussions from time to time. Find out how to protect yourself and what to do if you get a concussion playing sports.

  • Concussions Special Needs Factsheet for Educators

    What teachers should know about concussions and the healing process.

  • Concussions for Parents

    The term concussion conjures up the image of a child knocked unconscious while playing sports. But concussions can happen with any head injury, often without any loss of consciousness.

  • School and Concussions for Teens

    A concussion can affect you at school because it's a type of brain injury. Doing schoolwork and being in a classroom can sometimes make things worse. Here's what to know about school and concussions.

  • Concussions: Alex's Story for Teens

    Alex plays high school football, track, basketball, and lacrosse. He's had two concussions. Here, he talks about his experience and what he learned.

  • Brain & Nervous System for Teens

    This section has information on conditions that affect the brain and nervous system.

  • Concussions: Getting Better for Teens

    All body parts take time to heal, even brains.This article for teens has tips on what doctors often recommend to help people heal from a concussion.

  • Concussions: What to Do for Teens

    In a concussion, the brain shifts inside the skull. This can cause a sudden - but usually temporary - disruption in a person's ability to function properly and feel well. Here's what to do if you suspect a concussion.