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 […]

Pediatric stroke, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, and Easter baskets

Kind of an unusual title, I know.  What’s the connection between hemiplegic cerebral palsy, pediatric stroke, and Easter baskets? I’ll paint the picture for you. Lots of kids in lots of places will be hunting Easter eggs this weekend.  Pretty […]

Hemiplegia, Hemiparesis, Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy – What’s the difference?

“What is the difference between hemiplegia, hemiparesis, and hemiplegic cerebral palsy?” This is a question commonly asked by parents of kids after they hear it from a doctor or therapist or read it in an educational assessment, insurance claim, or […]

CHASA Family Retreat

Join families of children with hemiplegia from around the world for the 11th annual CHASA Family Retreat, held in Arlington, Texas. New this year – a special two-day pre-retreat event for families of teens and adults who’ve had hemiplegia since […]

Evan’s Story

In September 2010, our second son was born after a troublesome pregnancy and c-section delivery. The medical staff had a rather difficult time getting Evan to respond at birth, noting that the lower half of his body was blue, which […]

Christopher is Clapping!

I am so excited! Christopher just turned 11 months old and he has started to clap. It is a little different clap, he holds his left arm close to his body, holds out his hand and then pats it with […]