“Being part of something that completely changed my life allows me to help others with the same problems that I have faced.”
—(PyeongChang) — The Concussion Legacy Foundation announced on February 9, 2018 that U.S. Olympic bobsledder and gold medal favorite Elana Meyers Taylor and U.S. ice hockey legend, Hockey Hall of Famer, and four-time Olympian Angela Ruggiero have pledged to donate their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation to support CTE and concussion research.“A concussion nearly…
It’s always ok to “fire” your doctor if they aren’t listening to you.
Kessler Foundation has awarded approximately $2.3 million in grants to organizations across the U.S. to support initiatives that create or expand job training and employment initiatives for people with disabilities.
Football is inherently a dangerous game. But it shouldn’t be that way for children, and it won’t be under a new legislative proposal that would end youth tackle football in Illinois.
When sharing her concussion diagnosis on social media, a “friend” wrote these devastating words.
With The Huffington Post no longer accepting online story submissions from outside contributors, Amy Zellmer has some things to say.
—January 18, 2018 (New York, NY) – The Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF) announced today the launch of Flag Football Under 14, a program to educate parents on the benefits of waiting to enroll their child in tackle football until age 14. The announcement was made at a press conference by CLF co-founders Chris Nowinski, Ph.D.…
—It seems fitting that as Minnesota gears up to host the biggest game in football, it would highlight some of the most advanced thinking and innovations around concussions. What makes the Twin Cities so robust is a three-fold combination of 1) high-quality academics, 2) financial support and funding for research, and 3) a large med-tech…
Broad-sided in a car wreck, Starr was completely unprepared for the effects of Traumatic Brain Injury.
Study reveals strong correlations between head trauma and speech, paints roadmap for early detection in athletes.
An invitation to attend a FREE online event with over 20 renowned specialists in the brain injury community.
The Council provides input and feedback on a broad range of activities, especially those involving brain injury awareness and advocacy.
Isolde Fair is making an impression on girls and women of all ages—specifically Hillary Clinton—through her music.
The awards recognize quality in independent publishing in the Midwest.
—The Brain Injury Association of America has announced Brain Injury Awareness Day will be March 22, 2017 at our Nation’s Capitol in Washington DC. This event is hosted by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force. It is FREE to attend, everyone is welcome, and no…