Created in partnership with the Vermont Community Foundation, the Kevin Pearce Fund supports organizations that enrich and enhance the lives of individuals and families affected by brain injury, Down syndrome, and other challenges.
The mission of this brain injury advocacy group is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education, and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury.
SLI advances the study, treatment, and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. The group achieves this mission through education and prevention programs, advocacy, policy development, and support of medical research.
This initiative from the Center for Disease Control offers information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The site includes links to fact sheets and posters that list signs and symptoms and suggestions for what to do if you think someone has a concussion.
Created by the US Air Force Surgeon General's Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia, this site provides an informative and sensitive exploration of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including information for patients, family members, and caregivers
Special Olympics is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is a nonprofit organization committed to being the national advocate for the value, acceptance, and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.