The Center for Disease Control has initiated the "Heads Up" program in an effort to help educate coaches, parents and players about concussions. Knowing what to look for is the key and having an action plan is paramount in an effort to minimize any long term effects of a concussion.
Please use the link below that takes you directly to the CDC’s Heads Up Program information. You will find several documents in PDF format that you can print out and keep on hand that are geared specifically for parents, athletes and coaches.
CDC "Heads Up - Concussion in Youth Sports"
In the interest of time and awareness, if there is only one document that you keep on hand,
MAKE IT THIS ONE!