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WHAT IS THE CONCUSSION STORY WALL?

This product features an interactive database of more than 4,000 videos of individual stories relating to how an injury occurred, the symptoms experienced, and personal insights from those who have been injured by a concussion. It is intended as a comprehensive mental health resource for the many who are impacted including athletes, parents, coaches, officials, teachers, and military veterans, among others. An additional highlight of the Concussion Story Wall is a panel of 14 of the world’s leading medical experts addressing specific aspects of concussions related to symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

COLLABORATORS

The CrashCourse Concussion Story Wall is proudly presented by TeachAids, Brain Injury Association of America and National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), in collaboration with the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) and 19 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s National Governing Bodies (NGB). These NGBs include:

ABOUT TEACHAIDS

TeachAids is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit social venture that creates breakthrough software addressing numerous persistent problems. Their HIV/AIDS health education has been instituted in 82 countries. Also being used worldwide is their CoviDB education initiative, a community-edited platform organizing resources across a comprehensive set of topics relating to COVID-19. In partnership with 19 of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committees’ National Governing Bodies, TeachAids has also launched the CrashCourse multi-sport concussion education product suite. These evidence-based applications are available online and in virtual reality. All TeachAids products are available at no cost. For more information on TeachAids visit TeachAids.org.

SPECIAL THANKS

Production took 2.5 years, and we are indebted to the more than 1,500 volunteers who worked tirelessly to make the vision of this product a reality! This includes: more than 700 individuals who shared their stories, 125 CrashCourse Medical Advisors, Athletic Advisors and Industry Experts, 19 CrashCourse Ambassadors and Sports Celebrities, and the more than 850 volunteers across the globe who worked behind-the-scenes at all hours of the day and night. Among these are: Gary Abbott, Leith Abdulla, Andrew Abernathy, Jasmine Abeyta, Geoffrey Abrams, Piper Acuff, Beau Adams, Ethan Aday, Derin Adeniyi, Chidinma Agbo, Harshal Agrawal, Gabby Ahad, Rohan Ahuja, Aleeya Alam, Jorge Alba, Sarah Albanese, Johanne Albrigtsen, Jon Aldinger, Steve Alic, Jake Allelo, Alyssa Allen, CJ Anderson, Kat Anderson, Ray Anderson, Scott Anderson, Adam Andrasko, Andrew Schuumann, Sophia Andrikopoulos, Wesley Annan, Kofi Ansah, Diana Anthony, Isamu Aoki, Wendy Aoki, JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Savannah Ardrey, Tara Arlin, Abby Asare, Sepehr Asgari, Kenza Ashworth, Keola Asing, Nicole Asuquo, Scott Atkinson, Paul Auerbach, Asad Ayaz, Greg Ayotte, Megan Azebu, Amada Azenon-Vargas, Justin Babauta, Karen Babauta, Master Babu, Linnea Bacon, Robin Bacon, Tori Bacon, Victoria Bacon, Jeremy Bailenson, Ishan Balakrishnan, Rekha Balu, Alexis Banquer, Chelsea Barabas, Nixon Barber, Solomon Barness, Christian Barranco, Oscar Bashaw, Gen Basich-Pease, Cecie Basset, Erik Battat, Madeline Bauer, Christine Baugh, Emily Beach, Luke Beard, Pam Beard, Gaby Bechwati, Daniel Behar, Rebecca Behrens, Richard Benitez, Benjamin Sutton, Qwinton Bennett, Karl Benson, Madison Berggren, Mark Berlaga, Justin Berry, Catherine Bester, Amanda Bird, Chris Bischof, Camille Blanc, Celine Blanc, Christopher Blevins, Kaylee Blevins, Josh Bloom, Isabel Bogart, Jamie Bogle, Jaye Boissiere, Amy Bokker, Lexi Bolamperti, Jason Borrelli, Noura Bou Zeid, Bob Bowlsby, Sarah Boyd, Alex Bradfield, Alexandra Brainerd, Miles Branman, Kelly Branning, Nate Braun, Luisa Brehmer, Mikaela Brewer, Johnathan Bridges, Julia Briones-Avila, Ian Brito, Jake Brooks, Elle Brough, Tyler Brouse, Cassie Brown, Denise Brown, Melissa Brown, Mikaela Brown, Nathan Brown, Sue Brown, Elke Brutsaert, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Kyla Bryant, Kirsty Brydon, Neil Buethe, Michael Buhr, Tyler Buhr, Alex Bulcke, Brian Bulcke, Ethan Bundy, Ethan Burkley, Bryan Burns, Ryan Burns, Hathaway Bush, Bianca Caetano-Ferrara, Hailey Callen, Kylie Callen, Ania Camargo, Camilla Camargo, David Camarillo, Nick Cantoni, Robert Cantu, Arturo Cantu-Chavez, N'Naserri Carew-Johnson, Elliot Carlson, Eric Carlson, Matt Carlson, Tom Carlson, Nick Carman, Kathy Caro, Peter Caroline, Chance Carpenter, Eleanore Carper, Dallas Carraway, Kate Carson, Didier Chambaron, Jessie Chang, Sarah Chang, Shelly Charubin, Alex Chen, Christine Chen, Karen Chen, Kirstie Chen, Michael Chen, Rupert Chen, James Chesnutt, Hillary Cheung, George Chiampas, Laurie Chiang, Sara Chiang, Tsoyu Chiang, Chris Snyder, Anika Christofferson, Jo Chung, Joyce Chung, David Cifu, Nikki Civitello, Tori Civitello, Payton Clapper, Darya Clark, Jack Clark, Jade Clavier, Mike Clayton, Hayden Clish, Sarah Clough, Zoe Clute, Joshua Cobler, Ricardo Coca, Richard Coca, Abigail Coco, Peter Coe, Harvey Cohen, Jacob Cohen, Alec Cohen-Schisler, Ryan Cole, Annika Coleman, Astrid Coleman, Josephine Conley, Tiffani Corona, John Corrigan, Caroline Cosovich, Greg Cotten, Grace Cotter, Natalie Coughlin, Kate Courtney, Clemence Couteau, Lilly Coveney, Georgia Cowie, Teaghan Cowles, Carter Cowman, Jeannette Cox, Zac Crawford, Ryan Crowley, Kevin Crutchfield, Ruben Cuevas, Alana Curtis, Megan Cvitanovic, Brian D'Amico, Oscar da Silva, Allie DaCar, Dan Gilbert, Daniel Daneshvar, Daniel Otto, Tara Danielson, Shari Darst, Jason Dayton, Cristina De La Cruz, Paige Decker, Nick Deegan, Jace DeGrange, Gianna Del Porto, Sandra Delgado, Claire DeMane, Layla Dessouki, Kayler Detmer, Andrea DiCristoforo, Pavel Dobrov, Krista Doherty, Sebastien Dominguez, Joanna Donnelly, Doug Scott, Bari Douma, Jarrett Douma, Jake Dow, Ana DuBois, Erina DuBois, Nancy DuBois, Harrison Dugger, Jackson Dugger, Darshaan Dullabh, Dante Dullas, Siena Dunn, Griffin Durupt, Drew Eargle, Ruben Echemendia, Shira Edelman, Kevin Edwards, Emalia Eichelberger, Brian Eischens, Heidi Eischens, Blake Elfsten, Katie Elgaaen, Yomna Elkereamy, Vance Elliot, Jené Elzie, Mary Emmons, Kelsey Erickson, Rowan Erickson, Samuel Erlikhman, Andrew Ernst, Sani Eskinazi Eskenazi, David Esquer, Max Evans, Julia Everson, Carol Fabrizio, Dianna Fahel, Brandon Fan, Michael Fanton, Austin Farhoudi, Diane Fields, Richard Fields, Reed Findlay, Thomas Finn, Jonathan Finnoff, Anne Firth Murray, Isabella Fish, Maddy Fish, Kelsey Fisher, Renee Fitzpatrick, Coby Fleener, Scott Flood, Nelea Fong, Brooke Forde, Mairwyn Forster, Katie Foster, Treyvion Foster, Mary Foster-English, Julie Foudy, Peyton Fowler, Mary Frazer, Erick Friedis, Kellie Friley, Jensina Frolans, Colton Frost-Bryant, Serena Fuchs, Toby Fuchs, Kylee Fulton, Naomi Funahashi, Alyse Gabaldon, Karisa Galindo Macias, Katie Gallegos, Teryn Galloway, Lara Gandara-Flynn, Alyssa Gang, Gavin Gannod, Courtney Gao, Gabrielle Garcia, Vanessa Garcia, Ethan Gardner, Andrew Gauthier, Axel Geller, Jonah Gervais, Jamshid Ghajar, Shuman Ghosemajumder, Parama Ghosh, Holden Gibbons, Halle Gilbert, Micah Gilbert, Gabbie Ginsberg, Lorna Gladstone, Caroline Glahn, 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Hill-Jackson, Steve Hoffman, Ann Hojel, Jesseca Holcomb, Meghan Holley, Tom Holmoe, Kelsey Holshouser, Yushi Homma, Lizzy Hong, Alyssa Horeczko, Katie Horvath, Anne Hou, Paitra Houts, Cate Howe, Hillary Howe, Hannah Howell, Andrew Hu, Rebekkah Huck, Nick Hudgens, Gina Hueston, Mike Hughes, Nazjaa Hughson, Alexa Hui, Olivia Huie, Jake Humble, Aliece Hurley, Rachel Hyzny, Derek Ines, Sabrina Ishimatsu, Meeran Ismail, Mike Izzi, Dani Jackovich, Sophie Jacob, Alyssa Jacobs, Jenny Jacobson, Sarah Jaley, Matthew Janc, Jay Jawan Tyler, Mia Jayanth, Jenna Waltersdorf, Garrett Jensen, Cayla Jetter, Joel Krogman, Johanna Beach, Alexis Johnson, Mary Ruth Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Syndey Johnson, Nicole Jomantas, Austin Jones, Craig Jones, Haley Jones, Lacey Jones, Katie Jonsson, Abby Jorgenson, Josephine Pucci, Paige Jubinsky, Michelle Kafka, Trevor Kaiser, Jocelyn Kang, Elena Karas, Sterling Kassela, Celia Kaufer, Jack Keane, Hannah Kelley, Patryk Kertho-Wideunga, Lizzie Khan, Ummara Khan, Aparna 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Delaney McGinty, Joe McGrath, Geordie McKee, Ryan McKee, Kyle McLaughlin, Kyle McMahon, Scott McRoberts, Greg Meehan, Quenton Meeks, Uddhav Mehra, Haren Mehta, Alexa Melgoza, Jessica Merante, Danielle Meyer, Jesse Mez, Lee Michaud, Blair Migdal, Joe Millar, Christian Miller, Jennie Miller, Lily Miller, Reed Miller, Quentin Milligan, Jesse Milne, Chris Miltenberg, Catharina Min, Skyler Minguillo, Connor Missett, Caroline Moffat, Thea Mollerstedt, Sophia Monaghan, Lindsay Montgomery, Jimmy Moody, Joseph Moore, Monica Morales, Jackie Moran, David Moreno, AJ Morgan, Julie Morgan, Mary Emily Morgan, Jordan Morris, Danielle Morshead, Elodie Mortimer, Henry Moshfeghi, Wayne Moss, Elena Mosse, Katie Moussavian, Cortnay Moyer, Tong Mu, Bernard Muir, Gary Mukai, Elizabeth Mullarney, Sreenidhi Muralidharan, Alameen Murphy, Madeline Musante, Joseph Mustafa, Destin Mwano, Christan Myers, Henry Nadell, Inyoung Nah, Kamran Naim, Eva Nates, Stephanie Nathasingh, Valarie Neidig, Justin Nelson, Sarah 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Mary Woods, Johnny Wrenn, Zach Wu, Kyle Wynne, Tom Yacovone, Samantha Yamashita, Clark Yarbrough, Meredith Yeoman, Tabitha Yim, Christina Yin Drexler, Donnovan Yisrael, Brad Young, Steve Young, Tim Yount, Aleeza Yu, Emily Yuan, Maya Yutsis, Charlie Zacks, Tanya Zacks, Victoria Zambello, Anja Zehfuss, Serena Zhang, Paul Zhao, Raymond Zhen, Lillian Zhu, Scarlett Zhu, Emily Zorn, John Zuercher and Guy Zuk.