This short video about pediatric stroke was created by the International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke and explains how stroke can happen to people of all ages.
Clicking the photo will take you to the video on YouTube.
There are many organizations and resources available to patients and families who have experienced pediatric stroke. The links below are organizations or information providing education and resources regarding the prevention, treatment and recovery from pediatric stroke.
This local resource provides support, services, and education for Colorado residents who have experienced a brain injury, including stroke. Brain Injury Alliance Colorado hosts our Pediatric Stroke Parent Support Group Meetings every other month at their location in Denver.
This specialized camp hosts a variety of camps specifically designed for children with serious illnesses and their families. They host a summer camp for children with Neurological Conditions or Craniofacial Anomalies which some of our stroke patients attend. In addition, they provide a family camp for families with children with Neurologic Disorders. Click here for their 2015 camp schedule.
CHASA is a non-profit started by parents of children with hemiplegia and other related conditions that can result from pediatric stroke. The organization is designed to help children who have survived an early brain injury that resulted in hemiplegia or hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body). Their site provides resources, news and opportunities to connect and learn about others in similar situations.
This site dedicated to collaboration between international stroke communities advocates for children who have suffered a stroke. They have many resources and opportunities along with inspirational stories about other families to encourage awareness about pediatric stroke.
This organization works to bring awareness, education and information about stroke, including stroke in children. It includes warning signs, risks and is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatments to save lives from stroke.
This non-profit organization focuses totally on stroke and prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. It is based in Colorado and provides resources, education and opportunities for both families and survivors of stroke, including pediatric stroke.
This annual walk joins forces nationwide to raise money and awareness about heart disease and stroke. Their goal is to raise funds and encourage healthy living to reduce deaths from the top and fourth most common killers in the country (heart disease and stroke respectively). You can join our team (We're Team Pediatric Stroke) or any other local team.
This is an online resource page with many links, articles, references and a blog to provide information for both patients and clinicians with information and resources to prevent blood clots, strokes and heart attacks.
This brochure, created by the HTC several years ago outlines an overview for patients and providers focusing on awareness, prevention, treatment and support of families and patients facing venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism in children or young adults.