The Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
The Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) was incorporated in 1999 to provide assistance, information and counseling to families of children who have hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or childhood stroke.
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 5 years.
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.
The Pediatric Stroke Network
The Pediatric Stroke Network is a family support organization. The Web site is aimed at parents and family members, with general medical information, practical suggestions for living with stroke, and links to numerous other sources of information and support.
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.
Stroke in Childhood: Clinical guidelines for diagnosis, management and rehabilitation
Comprehensive guidebook for health care professionals written by Paediatric Stroke Working Group in Great Britain and published in 2005 by Royal Academy of Physicians.
Care after Stroke in Childhood: Information for parents and families of children
Comprehensive guidebook for families, companion piece to "Stroke in Childhood" above.
The Whole Brain Atlas
This page has images of the whole brain, the sections and their functions. Stroke references are from an adult perspective but it is still an informative page!
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.
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, 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.