Archives for April 2013

Pediatric Stroke Awareness – 31 Days 31 Ways

May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month May 1 Like CHASA on Facebook. May 2 Write your child’s story and share it on a Firstgiving page. The world needs to know our stories. (You don’t have to fundraise on Firstgiving. You […]

Our Super Star

When our son was 2 days old, he had a stroke. We were devastated. A physical therapist visited us in the NICU. She said that our newborn could make if we worked hard at rehabilitation. We took notes on the […]

Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Camps for Children with Hemiplegia

Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Camps and Programs – Western United States Camp Bennett – San Francisco, CA – founded by Audrey Vernick, mom of a child with hemiplegic cerebral palsy Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Camps and Programs – Central United […]

Stroke in Children Gene Mutation – NIH Seeking Participants

The National Institutes of Health is looking for children with young age of onset strokes, with first stroke occurring after age 3 months.  The patients they have seen so far have had recurrent strokes over the years.  All have evidence […]

History of Pediatric Stroke Awareness

In 2002, Heidi Jameson and Nancy Atwood, CHASA (Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association) board members and moms of two little girls who survived strokes before birth, had a conversation about how tired they were of hearing those four little words… […]