• What do I do next?

    Your baby or child has just received a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to an early stroke or a different cause. You’re suddenly thrust into the world you did not expect. How do you help your child live a full life while experiencing your own roller coaster of emotions? You are not alone. CHASA has been helping families since 1996 – we’re here for you.

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  • Helping Kids With Hemiplegia – Orthotic Grants

    We’re helping kids walk!  Kids with hemiplegia often need to wear a foot orthotic (brace) to help with balance and walking and these orthotics are very expensive. The CHASA Orthotic Grant Program helps families in need with the expense of purchasing an orthotic.

     

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  • Find CHASA on Facebook

    CHASA’s friendly and supportive online discussion groups have thousands of parents, mostly moms, of children who have hemiplegia or hemiparesis and discussions range from potty training to how to adapt a car.

     

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  • Shoe Exchange – Find Your Sole Mate™

    Children and adults with hemiplegic cerebral palsy often need to wear two different sizes of shoes. The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association has created the CHASA Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Shoe Exchange program to assist families in exchanging that extra pair of shoes.

     

    Find your Sole Mate >

What’s New?

Thank you – CHASA Orthotic Grants

CHASA provides grants to help families purchase orthotics (foot braces). Orthotics help children with balance and walking and are often worn by children and young adults who have a diagnosis of … Read more>

CHASA College Scholarships

Each year, CHASA awards college and vocational school scholarships to students who have a diagnosis of hemiplegia, hemiparesis, hemiplegic cerebral palsy due to any cause or a diagnosis of pediatric … Read more>

CHASA Family Retreat 2018

Registration for the 2018 CHASA Family Retreat closed on March 8, 2018. If you are interested in being put on a waiting list, please fill out the Retreat Wait List Form. We will contact you if there … Read more>

Insurance Approval for WalkAide or Bioness for Toe Drop

Children and adults with hemiplegia or hemiparesis may use a WalkAide or Bioness device to help them with foot drop. Insurance companies may deny coverage for a variety of reasons. This page provides … Read more>

Babies with Stroke or Bleeding in the Brain – Research Study

Understanding How the Brain Continues to Develop through Brain Imaging and Brain Stimulation The Gillick Pediatric Laboratory team is conducting research and recruiting babies between the ages of 3 … Read more>

Research Seeking Participants – Children with Hemiplegia

Dr. Georgia Malandraki, an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences at Purdue University is conducting a feeding and speech research program for children with CP, … Read more>

Let’s Play! Activity Scholarships

Kids just want to play. Kids NEED to play! It's their job. It's how they feel good about life and about themselves. They try something new, master a skill, learn to succeed or learn to fail - they … Read more>

CHASA 2017 Adult Retreat

 ANNOUNCEMENT: We've had an overwhelming response to our adult retreat and registration has closed early. We are creating a wait list and if we have cancellations or can expand our space, we … Read more>

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