Support our Amazon Smile Fundraiser

Order items from Amazon using the AmazonSmile program. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association. This is a donation from Amazon.com and you will not pay any extra […]

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 […]

CHASA Committed to Transparency

Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA,  Has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Bronze Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency CHASA has received the GuideStar Exchange Bronze participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, […]

Perinatal Stroke Research – Recruiting Participants for Language Project

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association has teamed with Dr. Susan Levine at the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago to recruit participants for a Language Development Project. Research study information from the program is below. Have you […]

Pediatric Stroke and Hemiplegia Awareness in the Fall

A great way to raise awareness of hemiplegic cerebral palsy, pediatric stroke, or related conditions is to set up a display or booth at your local Fall Festivals. Most communities or schools have some sort of festival in the fall […]

Back to School – Kids with Hemiplegia

Amid the excitement of shopping for school supplies and thinking about meeting new friends, parents of children with hemiplegia find many questions pertaining to their child’s diagnosis and learning styles. We’ve prepared a few helpful hints for you. 1. How […]

CHASA College Scholarships 2014

Each year, CHASA awards college and vocational school scholarships to students who have a diagnosis of hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or hemiplegic cerebral palsy. CHASA awarded fourteen scholarships in 2014 and thirteen scholarships in 2013. The 2015 application deadline is August 31st. All […]

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 […]

College Survival Tips for Students with Disabilities (and everyone else)

College Survival Tips for Students with Disabilities (and everyone else) Apply for a CHASA Educational Scholarship 1.Plan ahead. We know it’s a drag, but a few minutes planning ahead will pay off in better grades, less stress, and more time […]

Disabled or Typical – The Balancing Act

Let me be clear. My son is fine. And if you don’t believe me, ask anyone around me. “Your baby had a stroke? Really? Thank goodness it didn’t really affect him!” “Well, you can hardly tell he doesn’t use his […]

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 […]

Emily’s Story – Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month

My husband and I always had children in our plans – it was just something we never had to discuss and knew we wanted. After being married for 3 years we decided to start trying. I was blessed with a […]

North Carolina CHASA Spring Meetup

Karen Kaplan (Greensboro CHASA member) has been so kind as to put together a CHASA Spring get together for our Triad Area. Join us at Bur-Mil Park in Greensboro, NC on Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 2:30pm to 7:30pm. Karen […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month – Your Facebook Status

We know you’re busy, so we’ve developed 31 days of Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month ideas for your Facebook status. Cut and paste these into your status each day. Add chasa.org to any posts that don’t have other links so people […]