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Brain Injury

Working with Colorado school districts to develop a comprehensive system of support for children with a mild to severe brain injury, through the development of systemic district-level protocol and partnership with community resources.


CDE Materials


  • Senate Bill 11-040: The Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act

Helpful Publications and Materials


May 26, 2015
Concussion Management: Best Practices/Getting Started - Kristy Werther, LCSW

April 15, 2015

Understanding the Needs of Students with a Concussive Brain Injury - Gerard Gioia, PhD

Areas of Support

Concussion Action Team Teleconference Meetings: Informal teleconference meetings held monthly to provide school professionals with an opportunity to ask questions, discuss challenges, share accomplishments, learn about new materials/research, and to connect with school professionals across Colorado. These meetings are provided by the Colorado Department of Education specifically for school professionals. For more information or to join the listserv contact Janet Tyler (email listed below).

Brain Injury - Health and Wellness

Provides support to Colorado school districts in developing a comprehensive system of support for children who have sustained a brain injury through the development of protocol and collaboration with community resources. This specifically includes technical assistance related to concussion management protocol, trainings, and facilitating collaboration across educational and community settings to ensure successful education and health outcomes for students.

For more information, please contact:

Janet Tyler, Ph.D.
Phone; 303.866.2879

To join the Brain Injury and/or Concussion list serves, please email Janet Tyler.

Brain Injury - Special Education

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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See also: Licensing Hours

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