Archives for December 2012

CHASA Retreat Videos

  Learn more about the CHASA Family Retreat A big thanks to Jennifer Haley, a pediatric stroke survivor, for creating these videos! CHASA Family Retreat -A look back at past retreats CHASA Family Retreat – Alabama 2011 CHASA Family Retreat […]

Pediatric Stroke – A Few Facts

Perinatal stroke, neonatal stroke, infant stroke, and childhood stroke are some of the most common causes of hemiplegia or hemiparesis in or unilateral cerebral palsy in children. Perinatal arterial ischemic stroke is the most common form of stroke in children […]

You Don’t Need Two Hands

When my daughter was seven days old, the doctors discovered that she had survived a perinatal stroke. This was the beginning of decades of physical and occupational therapy  – much of it aimed at helping her gain use of her […]

CHASA Awareness Shirts Shipped 12/11/12

We’re excited to let you know that the CHASA Awareness shirt orders were shipped on 12/11/12, USPS priority mail , so watch your mailboxes for your order. We apologize for the 4-day delay in shipping. We had a slight set […]

New Friends

Two Girls with Hemiplegia Meet at the Brookfield Zoo CHASA Pediatric Stroke Awareness Tree at the Brookfield Zoo December 2012

Virginia Resources – Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy and Pediatric Stroke

Children with hemiplegia due to pediatric stroke or other causes frequently need information on therapies, education, medical resources, finances, and support systems. We hope you’ll find the following Virginia links helpful. Dept of Medical Assistance Services – medicaid info, process […]