Advocate | Radio Host | Educator
Concussion Mom was started by a mom whose daughter suffered a life-changing concussion while playing in a high school soccer game in October of 2011.
She is the voice behind social media's "Concussion Mom" and is a Certified Brain Fitness Coach (CBFC). She is an avid activist when it comes to promoting concussion education and awareness, and can be heard as the host of Concussion Matters on BlogTalk Radio on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 10pm EST. Concussion Mom also wrote a chapter for the bestselling book, "Concussed! Sports-Related Head Injuries: Prevention, Coping and Real Stories", as well as numerous print articles and blog postings.
Concussion Mom appeared in a promotional video for Bauer Hockey as well as in the documentary, Overcoming TBI, which was featured at the International Brain Injury Conference in New Orleans. In addition, Concussion Mom is a frequent guest on various podcasts and radio shows, and was featured on a local television show, Celebrity Spotlight. She is an ambassador for Stop Concussions, and the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, consults on return-to-learn protocols, and speaks publicly about concussions and concussion management. She is an avid fan of all sports, and promotes safe play.
Important Disclaimer: Concussion Mom is an internet tool used to aid in the education and awareness of concussions, and to provide general information about concussions and concussion education and management. Concussion Mom is not medically based and does not provide medical advice. Concussion Mom should not be used in the diagnosis or management of concussion. Always seek medical attention immediately if you suspect a concussion. Concussion Mom does not discourage participation in sports, but does encourage safety in sports participation.