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I Want To vs I Have To–Learning Difficulties, A Journey

We are starting a few new programs, mixed with some old favorites, and a few updates.

The Players:

We are one of the lucky ones to review the… 550 more words


A Low Down, Dirty Shame

I feel compelled to spill some ink on the NFL’s victory in the Third Circuit of Appeals yesterday, where their settlement with most players was upheld as a valid resolution to the class-action suit regarding concussions. 360 more words

Brain Injuries

Concussion Awareness Spreads with News Headlines

by Tony Doran, Psy.D.
HeadFirst Concussion Care Program Director

Regardless of age and profession, motor vehicle accidents and falls are the most common ways that people can sustain traumatic brain injuries.  299 more words


Childhood concussions can hurt parent-child relationship: Ste-Justine Hospital study

A new study by researchers at Ste-Justine Hospital has found that preschoolers who sustain concussions also suffer from strained relationships with their parents — a key finding that has ramifications in helping children develop better social skills. 536 more words

Local News

As A Dad, And Football Fan, I Wish Bruce Arians Would Shut Up

In a week where 23-year old linebacker AJ Tarpley walked away from a prominent role with the Buffalo Bills, and a year where 32-year old superstar left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson retired to… 791 more words

Brain Injuries

Nixon Allows $2M More Education, Health Care Spending

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Monday that he’ll allow about $2 million in previously restricted funding to be spent on services including fine arts and gifted students programs, as well as help for people with traumatic brain injuries. 354 more words