Jul 282012
 
CONCUSSION TV VIDEO ABOUT DEREK SHEELY

In a heartfelt interview with Concussion TV, Derek Sheely’s father and mother, Ken and Kristen, talk about Derek, THE DEREK SHEELY FOUNDATION, and what parents need to know about concussions. They warn parents that “concussion” is a watered-down term for brain injury and discuss the need to break down the stigma of reporting concussions. They encourage parents to make informed read more

Jul 152012
 
CUMULUS MEDIA INTERVIEW ABOUT DEREK SHEELY

In an emotional interview with Jenna Clay, News Director with Cumulus Media, Derek Sheely’s mother, Kristen Sheely, told Derek’s story and spoke about THE DEREK SHEELY FOUNDATION’s mission of raising awareness of concussions. During a segment of People and Perspectives, Kristen discussed Derek’s accident and alerted parents to the signs, symptoms, dangers, and prevention of concussions. She warned parents that “concussion” is read more

Jul 052012
 
CALL FOR MARYLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PREVENT CONCUSSIONS

THE DEREK SHEELY FOUNDATION has called on the Maryland State Board of Education to take immediate action to improve concussion safety of Maryland school athletes. In her July 5, 2012 letter to Board members, Kristen L. Sheely, Executive Director of THE DEREK SHEELY  FOUNDATION, endorsed a proposal from Tom Hearn calling on the board to: Limit contact in practice by reducing read more