Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education. Here you will find information and resources to help you:
- support students in return to learn following a concussion
- recognize a possible concussion
- gain knowledge about concussion management
- save time
Get Schooled on Concussions
The Get Schooled on Concussions program was developed by education and concussion specialists to help teachers support any student in “return to learn” after sustaining a concussion.
A short questionnaire on educational content, teaching style, environment and student factors provides strategies tailed to support a specific student. The strategies are sent to your email inbox and are ready to use.
What Get School on Concussions is a website featuring a Teacher Acute Concussions Tool (TACT) to implement individualized learning strategies to help concussed students. elementary through high school, while they are recovering from a concussion.
Who Every teacher, school nurse, counselor, coach and administrator of students of all ages.
When Available FREE to every Missouri School through June 1, 2022.
How Log into the Get Schooled on Concussions website and completes a five-minute survey based on teaching style and a student’s unique needs. Individual strategies come to your email inbox over four weeks to help support the student through recovery, many times without the need for a 504 or IEP.
Your name, school and contact information is required to access the Get Schooled on Concussions for Missouri website.
The Get Schooled on Concussions website and resources are available FREE of charge to EVERY SCHOOL in Missouri through a partnership with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service and the Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Recorded educational sessions for educators, youth sports and school administrators. Sessions range from 30 – 60 minutes.
Online question and answer session with panel of experts including medical, school and youth sports personnel.
This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0040-03-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encourage to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.
Thank you to our Sponsors
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Concussion Conversation Sponsors
Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center
Get Schooled on Concussions Sponsor
Missouri Athletic Trainer’s Association
Missouri Institute of Mental Health Missouri United School Insurance Council
BIA-MO UPCOMING EVENTS
Kirksville Support GroupRural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL) 1100 S. Jamison, Kirksville,, MO
Kirksville – First Monday of Month at 6:00 pm. Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL), 1100 S. Jamison, Kirksville, MO 63501 Contact: Don Bindner (660) 988-1923
Independence Support GroupOld Young School Gym 501 N Dodgion, Independence, MO
Independence – First Tuesday of Month at 7:00 pm. 501 N Dodgion, Independence, MO 64050 (This is the old Young School Gymnasium located next door to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore) Contact: Angela (Angel) Perry, 816-377-0231