Sheila Mulrooney Eldred


How To Talk To Kids About Concussions (Without Scaring Them)

Expert advice on symptoms, prevention, and the best ways to talk about brain injury

Parents are prepared for kids to bring home sports-related injuries, such as cuts, bruises, and scrapes—but not a concussion. Most parents don’t know the symptoms or the treatment guidelines for a brain injury. And unlike a bruise or a broken bone, children can’t see a concussion, leaving them just as confused about the injury and the severity.

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