Cerebral Palsy Hand Grasp Study – Participants Needed

Volunteers needed for Cerebral Palsy Grasp Study – Ages 6-13 The purpose of this study is to determine how your child positions his or her hand to pick up different shaped objects. This study will provide information about how your […]

Survey! What’s important to you?

In keeping with CHASA’s mission of assisting pediatric stroke or hemiplegia researchers, we are making a survey from Teachers College, Columbia University available to you. Information about the survey is below. Dear Caregiver, Your responses to this brief questionnaire will […]

Risk factors for perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full-term infants: a case-control study

Researchers in The Netherlands report that maternal fever during deliver and early-onset sepsis/meningitis were found to be involved with perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full term infants. Apgar score less than 7 at 5 minutes and hypoglycemia were also found […]

Bimanual Training in Children With Hemiplegia With Lower Limb and Postural Stimulation (HABIT & Leg)

A randomized control trial of “HABIT & leg” therapy at regular or intensive frequency. The protocols have been developed on the basis of bimanual therapy (HABIT) developped at Columbia University. The interventions take place either in a 2 weeks day […]

Parents of a Baby or Child Who Has Had a Stroke – Research Opportunity

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association is partnering with Kenda Grover, Ed. D., a faculty member in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, to assist her in recruiting participants for a research study. Dr. […]

Research Opportunity – Pediatric Hemiparesis Study

Update March 3, 2015 – This study is complete and is no longer recruiting participants. The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) is assisting researchers in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Minnesota with recruitment of participants for […]

Researchers Tests Device That Helps Infants With Cerebral Palsy Crawl

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, in collaboration with colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University, want to know if infants with cerebral palsy can learn to use a skateboard-like robotic device that enables locomotion. In addition, they are […]