NBC Rock Center: Youth Sports Concussion
Tonight, May 9th, NBC News is presenting a Special on Youth Sports Concussions. Below are a few clips from this show.
By Kate Snow, Sarah Koch, Deirdre Cohen and Jessica Hopper
Fifteen-year-old Allison Kasacavage, once a rising soccer star in Pennsylvania, is slowly recovering after suffering debilitating concussions while playing the game she loved.
“It’s almost like I need a sign on my back saying, ‘My head is broken.’ And you can’t see it. It’s like not visible and it’s like not many people understand, “said Allison in an interview with Rock Center’s Kate Snow airing Wednesday, May 9, at 9 p.m. ET