Free Concussion Summit for Coaches, Parents, Educators & Students
Traumatic Brain Injury / Head Injury | Concussion | event | TBI | youth sports
By Steven J. Anglés
March 2, 2018
Join us for an informative, inspiring and potentially life-saving evening at the 2018 Concussion Summit, where Attorney Richard Adler, the Lystedt family and Dr. Stanley A. Herring MD, team physician for the Seahawks and Mariners and Medical Director of the UW Sports Concussion Program, will share their most valuable insights on dealing with head injuries in student athletes.
Richard, Dr. Herring and the Lystedt family were brought together by tragedy when Zack suffered a devastating TBI during a middle school football game. He experienced what’s known as “second impact syndrome,” because he was put back in the game after a hard impact and then hit a second time, creating a perfect storm that nearly cost him his life.
Through their work, it became painfully evident just how many parents, coaches and clinicians didn’t know what signs and symptoms to look for when dealing with head injuries, especially in children. So they made it their mission to prevent this from ever happening to another student athlete. Eventually, their work lead to the Return to Play / Zackery Lystedt Law being passed in all 50 states, but there’s still work to be done.
If you have a child who plays sports or you work with student athletes, please don’t miss this free event put on by Confluence Health, in partnership with The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington, UW Medicine Sports Health & Safety Institute, UW Medicine Sports Concussion Program and the WIAA.
Thursday, March 15th from 7:30-9pm
Wenatchee Convention Center
121 N Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801