Richard H. Adler is an invited speakers at the Safe Kids Eastside Sports Safety Clinic for Parents, Athletes, Coaches & Community for Parents & Athletes on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Woodniville High School. The clinic is sponsored by Evergreen Health and the Brain Injury Association of Washington and presented by Safe Kids Eastside. Safe Kids is a worldwide non-profit dedicated to preventing injuries in children from motor vehicle collision, falls, sports, burns, drownings and more.
Mr. Adler will present on the Zackery Lystedt Law, the nation’s first return-to-play law, which requires medical clearance of youth athletes suspected of sustaining a concussion before sending them back in the game, practice or training (2009). Additional presenters include, The Lystedt Family (Brain Injury Awareness, Prevention & Safety Advocates; Zack is the inspiration and namesake for the ground-breaking health and safety legislation known as the “Lystedt Law,” that was signed by Governor Gregoire in May 2009); Stanley A. Herring, MD (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist; Co-Medical Director of the Seattle Sports Concussion Program; Clinical Professor University of Washington and a team physician for the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners; Member of the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee; “Lystedt Law” contributor and advocate); Darin Harris (Former UW Husky Football player who suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury his senior Current Board Member – Brain Injury Association of Washington); and Anthony Green (Director, Public Policy for Safe Kids Worldwide; worked in senior roles in the Congress, at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, as a “founding father” of the National Constitution Center and an award-winning reporter for Philadelphia magazine).
This event is open to the public but space is limited. Pre-registration is not required but is appreciated. To registration send an email to SafeKidsEastside@evergreenhealth.com.