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Florida Concussion Bill Signing – Video

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David Goldstein’s speech at the Bill Signing – 10/12/12

David Goldstein’s speech at the Bill Signing

Good morning. Governor Scott, Senator Flores, President Shalala, Dean Goldschmidt, distinguished guests — Thank you very much for coming to this ceremony and supporting concussion awareness. My name is David Goldstein, and I am a twelfth grader at Ransom Everglades

Blog Update – Success!

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The Youth Concussion Legislation has officially been signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott! The dream of spreading youth concussion education and management has now officially become a reality! All obstacles have been overcome, and everyone involved in Florida

QUEST TO PROTECT YOUTH ATHLETES FROM CONCUSSIONS IN FLORIDA – Sportsconcussion.org

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Our lives changed when David suffered his third concussion. It was the district final in soccer against our rival high school and my freshman had just gone into the biggest game of his life.  After he had head to head

Good Work Senator – Miami Herald Letter to Editor by David Goldstein 3/15/12

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State Sen. Anitere Flores successfully steered SB256/HB291 through the Legislature one year after a similar bill was defeated. She demonstrated commitment and perseverance in pushing legislation that promotes awareness of the dangers of concussion to youth athletes. It specifies that

FLORIDA CONCUSSION BILL HEADS TO GOV. SCOTT FOR SIGNATURE

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Legislature today unanimously passed a bill that will help prevent head injuries among student athletes in Florida. Sponsored by Senator Anitere Flores, R-Miami, the bill passed unanimously from the Senate and will now be sent

State Makes 2nd Attempt At Passing Concussion Bill

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TAMPA — Youth sports leagues could be the latest group required to educate parents, players and coaches about head injuries and concussions. Legislators in Florida’s House and Senate could vote this week on bills mandating new training for coaches and

Keeping student athletes brain-healthy – WTSP.com

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Every year an estimated 140,000 high school athletes suffer concussions nationwide and too many of them are returning to play before they have recovered. The Florida Legislature is moving to put tougher restrictions in place to prevent youth

Dennis Jones, Florida Senator, Sabotaged a Bill That Could Have Saved Young Athletes’ Lives | Miami New Times

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Back in January, Florida was ahead of the curve on an important national issue. Yes, you read that right. That’s when a bill designed to protect youth athletes from concussion passed the Florida House. The new law would require kids

Student campaigns for concussion awareness – WSVN

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MIAMI (WSVN) — A South Florida student athlete is getting to work to prevent and treat concussions in Miami-Dade County high schools. Sixteen-year-old David Goldstein knows how devastating a concussion can be. Goldstein is a Ransom Everglades High School sophomore