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.
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 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.