Using Scissors to Cut With One Hand

Before you read the tips, ask yourself these questions: How important is it to learn to precisely learn to use scissors? Would your child’s time be better spent learning something else? How often do adults cut around items on paper? Choose […]

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Let’s Play Scholarship excluded activities

We are unable to provide a Let’s Play scholarship for these activities at this time Contraint-therapy or other medical therapy camps – Resources for financial assistance Adaptive driving and car modifications. Contact your local Department or Rehabilitation. Often they have funds to […]

Kandu’s First Book

Kandu, the CHASA Mascot, has a new book! We’re excited to share Kandu’s journeys with you. Kandu is a penguin who wears a brace and has some pretty fun adventures. If you are a CHASA Kid, meaning our website helps […]

My Personal Best

My name is Trent Clayton and I like to run! I like to run because it feels exhilarating, I love feeling the wind in my face, and the best part is pushing myself to do something I wasn’t sure I could […]

Research Study: Virtual Balance Task in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Research study: How does feedback enhance learning of a virtual balance task in children with cerebral palsy? The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association has teamed with the Rehabilitation Games and Virtual Reality (ReGame-VR) laboratory at Northeastern University in Boston, MA […]

How does CHASA use your donations?

Your donations directly help families of children who have hemiplegia or pediatric stroke. You may donate to CHASA using PayPal, our online donation system at Crowdrise, or by check. Learn more about donating here. CHASA Hosts Over 50 Online Groups: […]

Soccer and Hemiplegia – Shea’s Story

The one-armed goalkeeper “So what was the coolest thing about Paralympic National Soccer Camp?” This was the first question that I asked my 13 year old son Shea, upon his return from the United States Men’s Paralympic National Team Training […]

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CHASA Family Retreat 2016

CHASA Family Retreat 2016 Registration closed on April 6, 2016.  Watch the website and join us at future retreats! Are You Ready to Party? Join over 400 kids, teens, and adults who have hemiplegia and their families for 4+ days […]

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Meet Cole

Cole was born at 35 weeks due to preeclampsia. He was sent to the NICU (Neonatal intensive care unit) at the hospital due to breathing issues and had several difficulties while he was there. What we thought were withdrawls from narcotic […]

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Locating Sports in Your Community

Let’s get moving! Many kids, teens and adults with hemiplegia or hemiparesis enjoy leisure and competitive sports. Below you’ll find tips for locating sports opportunities in your community. Begin by playing sports for fun in your backyard.  Catch and throw […]

Speech Apraxia and How Sign Language Changed Our World

Our son has been diagnosed with Speech Apraxia for about a year now. It has once again changed our lives – in a different way.  For those who don’t know what speech apraxia is, Speech Apraxia is a motor speech disorder. […]