News and Events

Release of the Family Version of the Guideline

  • We are pleased to share the family version of the guideline recommendations. The family version of the guideline is a Q & A format pdf designed for use by parents/caregivers and offers a series of recommendations to help children and adolescents with concussion recover safely and return to their everyday life.
  • Download the pdf: The Living Guideline Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion Family Version
  • See Community Resources for a list of resources for families, coaches, and teachers

Coming Soon!

  • A version the recommendations for adolescents to use as a reference document will be released Fall 2020.
  • The Living Guideline is also presently being translated into French. Completion date: Fall 2020.


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In the news:

September 13, 2019 Globe and Mail. Bill Cohen. New concussion guidelines for physicians, parents, advise less rest, more activity when recuperating

September 11, 2019. University of Toronto Research News. U of T researcher calls for end to ‘bedroom jail’ with new pediatric concussion guideline