Quick and Easy Meal Prep – With One Hand

Ready to cook your own meals? You may be a great “cook from scratch” cook, but if you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, check out our tips below. make extra meals and freeze them […]

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 […]

Research Studies – Children after Stroke – Washington, DC area

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) has teamed with researchers at the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery (CBPR) at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC to recruit participants for a research study. Researchers are studying the effects of childhood […]

Neuropsych – Our Experience

When our doctors first started talking about visiting a Neuropsych, they were having conversations with each other, while we were in the room. “Do you think a neuropsych would help?” “Yes, but not yet”… or “Has he been to neuropsych […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Montage

Our Baby Had a Stroke This picture was taken less than two months after Christopher (in photo – far left) had his MRI which  revealed that he had suffered a stroke in utero. The neurologist called us after hours and […]

CHASA Streak for Pediatric Stroke Awareness

It’s time to get your streak on.  How will you Streak for Pediatric Stroke? Pediatric Stroke Survivors often have multiple disabilities. If these little stroke survivors can do some of the hard things they do every single day of their […]

Pediatric Stroke Guides

A Family Guide To Pediatric Stroke Childhood Stroke by the Stroke Foundation The Hemiplegia Handbook Fact Sheets Babies and kids have strokes. Get the Facts! Knowing No Bounds: Stroke in Infants, Children and Youth Let’s Talk About Stroke Books Pediatric […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Tree

We know it’s early, but you’ll need time to make your ornaments.  A few years ago, Tiffaney Carlisle, the mom of a pediatric stroke survivor from Illinois, approached the Children’s Hemipelgia and Stroke Association (CHASA) about sponsoring a pediatric stroke […]

Supination in Children with Hemiplegia

Does your child have problems turning their arm so their palm is up? This movement is called supination and many children with hemiplegia or hemiparesis have problems with supination of their affected hand. Here are some fun ways to encourage […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness T-Shirts 2014

You loved our CHASA shirts so much and several of you said you missed the initial ordering period, so0oooooo…. we contacted the company and are opening up the campaign for more orders. Yay! Ordering online is easy breezy and you […]

2014 Streak for Pediatric Stroke Awareness

May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month and we hope you’ll join CHASA in raising awareness and raising funds so we can continue to help little stroke survivors and others who have hemiplegia due to any cause.  CHASA’s only fundraiser is […]

Pediatric Stroke, Attention, and ADHD Research Study

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA,  is assisting Dr. Jeffrey Max and colleagues at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital with recruitment for a childhood stroke research study. Dr. Jeffrey Max and his colleagues are […]

Research Opportunity – Wellness Study for Parents

This project is now closed. A big thank you to the hundreds of participants who assisted with this very important research! The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA, is assisting Dr. Kenda Grover and colleagues at the University of Arkansas […]

Champion Pumpkin Carver and Pediatric Stroke Surivor Nick

For those of you who don’t know my almost 10 year old son, Nick, he has met many challenges. Born with transposition of great arteries, cardiac arrest, right side stroke, hydrocephalous and developmental delays, he has met many challenges that […]

Paint for Pediatric Stroke

If you’re near Richmond, Virginia on August 27th, join us for a fun-filled and creative evening! We’ll paint Sweet Cow and learn more about the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA), a national charity that helps children with hemiplegic cerebral […]