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Resources for Parents, Coaches and Athletes

Websites

  • The Center for Disease Control official program for concussion education
    • Offers excellent resources for coaches, parents and players alike.
  • Concussion Awareness Training Tool
    • Similar to the CDC website, this is a concussion education program that originates in Canada. Offers a “certificate of completion” for individuals who complete the entire education module.
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
    • The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has a collection of excellent resources for those individuals interested in learning more about the ins and outs of concussion. Some of the resources are specific to Wisconsin, but others are nationwide.
  • Brain Injury Association of Illinois
    • The main website for the Brain Injury Association of Illinois, a non-profit organizes comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals. Provides information, education, advocacy and support for individuals affect by brain injuries across the spectrum, from mild to severe.

Books

Ahead of the Game: The Parents’ Guide to Youth Sports Concussion 
by Rosemarie Scolaro Moser

Contact Us

Human Auditory Physiology Lab 
NIU Health, Wellness and Literacy Center 
3100 Sycamore Road DeKalb, IL 60115

Matt Wilson
NIU Health, Wellness and Literacy Center 1115
815-753-7366
mwilson@niu.edu