Research Matters

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We are no longer updating this page. The most current Research Matters can be found on the Return to School site in the Research folder. 

We provide brief reviews of research literature relevant to educating students with concussions and other brain injuries. These research briefs provide summaries of newly released studies highlighting the key point for easy access.

Snedaker, K. P., Lundine, J. P., Ciccia, A. H., Haider, M. N., & O’Brien, K. H. (2022). Gaps in concussion management across school-aged children. Brain injury, 36(6), 714-721. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2022.2034954 

Todis, B., McCart, M., & Glang, A. (2018). Hospital to school transition following traumatic brain injury: A qualitative longitudinal study. NeuroRehabilitation, 42(3), 269-276. 

Williams, T.S., Deotto, A., Roberts, S.D., Ford, M.K., Désiré, N., & Cunningham, S. (2021). COVID-19 mental health impact among children with early brain injury and associated conditions. Child Neuropsychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2021.1998407 

Chleboun, S. M., King, A. M., Lukert, S. L., & Weber, W. H. (2021). Knowledge of mild traumatic brain injury among special educators. The Journal of Special Education, 55(1), 55- 62. 

Elmer, C. K. & Valovich McLoed, T. C. (2021). Do cognitive behavior therapy techniques reduce symptom duration in children and adolescents who have sustained a mild TBI? International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijatt.2020-0096 

Andersson, K., Bellon, M., & Walker, R. (2016). Parents’ experiences of their child’s return to school following acquired brain injury (ABI): A systematic review of qualitative studies. Brain Injury, 30(7), 829-838. doi:10.3109/02699052.2016.1146963

Davis, G. A., Anderson, V., Babl, F. E., Gioia, G. A., Giza, C. C., Meehan, W., . . . Zemek, R. (2017). What is the difference in concussion management in children as compared with adults? A systematic review. Br J Sports Med. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097415

Prasad, M. R., Swank, P. R., & Ewing-Cobbs, L. (2017). Long-term school outcomes of children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 32(1), E24-E32. doi:10.1097/htr.0000000000000218