Pediatric Stroke Program

Helpful Websites About Pediatric Strokes

American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association - Pediatric Stroke Awareness
Information on infant and childhood stroke, including diagnosing stroke in an infant or child, causes of pediatric stroke, childhood stroke facts, how you can help increase awareness of pediatric stroke, and updates on the latest in utero, infant, and childhood stroke research. You'll also find a list of pediatric stroke researchers and a list of infant and childhood stroke clinical trials and studies which need participants.

HemiHelp is a website in Great Britain formed by a group of parents in 1990 to offer information and support to children and young people with hemiplegia, to their families or carers and to the professionals who work with them and to increase general awareness of the condition.

International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke (IAPS)
IAPS was established to facilitate collaboration among the many international pediatric stroke communities. The purpose is to provide a stronger, more united voice to effectively advocate for newborns, babies and children who have had a stroke.

The Internet Stroke Center
The Internet Stroke Center is an independent educational service provided by the Washington University School of Medicine. It aims to provide current, professional and un-biased information about stroke.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The nation's leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association provides information and resources to the public and health professionals with the aim of reducing the incidence and impact of stroke.

National Stroke Foundation - voice of stroke in Australia
Provides a booklet with helpful information about childhood stroke, stroke assessment, stroke recovery, personal stories and more.

Online Support for Children with Hemiplegia or Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy
E-mail support group of over 900 families of children who have hemiplegia or hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Join and you'll have access to over 250,000 archived messages from the past five years.

The Pediatric Stroke Network
The Pediatric Stroke Network is a family support organization. Their website offers general medical information, practical suggestions for living with stroke, and links to numerous other sources of information and support.

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A Family Guide to Pediatric Stroke

A resource from the Canadian Stroke Network designed to provide basic information about stroke and stroke care to families of children who have had a stroke.