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.

Website: GetSchooledonConcussions.com/Missouri
Password: TACTmissouri2022
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.

Visit Get Schooled on Concussions – Missouri webpage
Watch Video: Concussions and Return to Learn (35 minutes)
Watch Video: How to Use Get Schooled on Concussions Website (20 minutes)
Additional Resources
Educational Sessions

Recorded educational sessions for educators, youth sports and school administrators. Sessions range from 30 – 60 minutes.

Sports Concussions: Facts and Fallacies – Greg Canty, MD (60 minutes)
New Frontiers: Research Update – Mark Halstead, MD (30 minutes)
Sideline Dos and Don’ts – Brent Holtgrewe, MS, LAT, ATC, PES, CES (60 minutes)
Get Schooled on Concussions – Karen McAvoy, PsyD (55 minutes)
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Concussion Conversations 

Online question and answer session with panel of experts including medical, school and youth sports personnel.

Concussion Conversation February 3, 2021 (1 hour)
Concussion Conversation February 4, 2021 (1 hour)
Concussion Conversation February 9, 2021 (1 Hour)
Concussion Conversation February 10, 2021 (1 hour)

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

Presenting Sponsor

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

Education Sponsors

Missouri Institute of Mental Health                        Missouri United School Insurance Council

SSM Cardinal Glennon SportsCare


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Independence Support Group

Centerpoint Hospital 19600 East 39th S, Independence, MO

Independence – First Tuesday of Month at 7:00 pm. Due to COVID, this group is currenlty meeting ONLINE ONLY. Contact BIA-MO at 1-800-444-6443 for login information. Centerpoint Hospital, 19600 East 39th S, Independence, MO 64057 Room – Auditorium West Contact: Angela (Angel) Perry, 816-377-0231


Kansas City (Downtown) Support Group

The Whole Person 3710 Main St., Kansas City, MO

Kansas City (Downtown) – Second Thursday of Month at 1:00 pm The Whole Person, 3710 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111 Contact: Leslie Sandmeyer, 816-561-0304, LSandmeyer@thewholeperson.org


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