Archives for October 2012

North Texas Moms Meetup – Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

North Texas CHASA Moms Get Together Sunday November 4th @ 2:30pm Come one, come all! Organized by Stephany Duncan Fawcett. More information here.

I will fix you – Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Today we had a cast put on Henry’s “good” arm to force him to use his “affected” arm. Constraint Induced Movement Therapy. He was ready for it, we had been talking about it for a couple of weeks before it […]

Make a Memorial Donation

A CHASA Memorial Donation offers you a thoughtful, caring way to remember a loved one while contributing to our vital mission to help little pediatric stroke survivors and others who have childhood hemiplegia. If you would like to make a […]

Make a Tribute Donation

We all know someone special who we admire, respect, and love. A CHASA Tribute Donation offers you a thoughtful way to celebrate a special person or occasion while contributing to our vital mission to help little pediatric stroke survivors and […]

Kids Have Strokes on World Stroke Day

Today is World Stroke Day and one of the CHASA moms, Nadine Zimmermann, shares her story. We want to let the world know that on this day, there are babies and children who will have a stroke. We don’t know […]

CHASA Wins RAISE Award From National Stroke Association

ARLINGTON, TX (October 23, 2012) – The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives of children and families affected by pediatric stroke and other causes of hemiplegia,  recently won a Raising Awareness in Stroke […]

Potty Training Hope and a Thank You from the Mom of a Stroke Survivor

This is why we do what we do – helping kids with hemiplegia. I would just like to thank you all for this website! My daughter suffered from a stroke, due to heart problems, over a year ago, and she […]

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 […]

New York Families with Child with Hemiplegia Meet Up

Join New York area families of children who are pediatric stroke survivors or who have hemiplegia for a fun-filled outing to the Strong Museum of Play. Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Time: 12:00 pm – meet by the admissions area […]

Hemiplegia Awareness, Pediatric Stroke Awareness, and Cerebral Palsy Awareness Shirts – Order by November 2nd

You asked for them – Hemiplegia Awareness Shirts, Pediatric Stroke Awareness Shirts, Cerebral Palsy Awareness Shirts, and Kandu Shirts – and CHASA is going to deliver! Shirt orders closed on November 2, 2012. Shirts will begin shipping in one month. […]

Shoe Exchange for Odd Sized Shoes

Individuals with hemiplegia or hemiplegic cerebral palsy often wear two different sizes of shoes. For example, a child might wear a size 7 on the right foot and a size 9 on the left foot. This results in having to […]