To help broaden your understanding of concussions, we have provided links to a variety of concussion resources and management tools.
Concussion Awareness and Education Resources:
NEW! Hockey Canada’s Concussion Awareness App for your smartphone or tablet.
The Active & Safe program from the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport provides resources such as:
Concussion Toolkit from Parachute Canada is designed to help recognize and protect against serious brain injuries in sports. The toolkit includes:
Infant Toddler Brochure Concussions from McMaster University, CanChild – Centre for Childhood Disability Research, and McMaster Children’s Hospital, provides concussion awareness, management tips, and injury prevention guidelines specific to infants and toddlers.
Concussion Guidelines and Management Tools:
Guidelines developed by Parachute Canada:
Click Here to check out the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia’s concussion card which also contains more information on concussion awareness and return to play guidelines.
Return to School Guidelines for Children and Youth from McMaster University, CanChild – Centre for Childhood Disability Research, and McMaster Children’s Hospital, provides concussion management guidelines for returning back to school following a concussion.
Please note the following resources are intended for educational purposes only and are not meant to substitute for medical advice or care. If you believe someone has experienced a brain injury, contact your family physician or emergency health services.