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  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Treatment & Management, Concussion Essentials November 8, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

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Recovering from Concussion: Teachers Can Help Students With Memory Problems

Cognitive strategies for dealing with a student's post-concussion memory problems

Students with concussions, particularly those who have suffered multiple concussions, often have trouble retaining new information and retrieving information when needed, such as when taking a test or answering a

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in What's New, Treatment & Management, Concussion Essentials November 8, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

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Post-Concussion Strategies for the Classroom

Even when a student-athlete has recovered enough from a concussion to return to the classroom (which most experts now say can occur after only a few days at home, and

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Top Stories, Treatment & Management May 11, 2015
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Concussions Hurt Academic Learning And Performance of Children and Teens

Recommends targeted school-based management to mitigate effects, reduce student and parent concerns, and lower risk of prolonged recovery .

Student-athletes who experience lingering concussion symptoms and their parents worry more about the negative effect of concussion on learning and school performance, report more school-related problems, and more classes posing difficulty than

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Treatment & Management, Concussion Essentials May 8, 2015
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Return to Play After Concussion Is Step-By-Step Process

Protocol should only commence after concussion symptoms clear and student-athlete is no longer on any academic accommodations

According to the most recent international consensus statement on concussion in sport (1), return to play (RTP) after a child or teen suffers a sport concussion should be a step-by-step, graduated,

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Top Stories, Prevention & Risk Reduction, Identification & Diagnosis, Treatment & Management, Effects of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impacts, Blogs October 2, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

The Smartest Team: Staking Out The Sensible Middle In The Polarized Debate About Football

It has been an exciting week for those of us who worked so hard over the past two years to produce The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer.   

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Top Stories, Treatment & Management October 27, 2013
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

More Post-Concussion Help For Students In Classroom Needed

Parents and students concerned about negative effect of concussions on grades

An overwhelming majority of both athletes returning to the classroom after a concussion and their parents are “very concerned” that academic performance will be negatively affected, finds a recent survey.  Majorities

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Prevention & Risk Reduction, Identification & Diagnosis, Treatment & Management November 19, 2008
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Create Safe Concussion Symptom Environment, de Lench Tells National Concussion Conference

The following are remarks by MomsTEAM Institute Executive Director Brooke de Lench to a national sports concussion conference in Marina Del Ray, California in 2008: Thank you for that kind

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