Behavior and Hemiplegia – 7 year old has tantrums at night

I have a seven year old daughter with right sided hemiplegia. She also has tantrums at night when stressed and I have a question about this. Her behavior is really getting to me and all the professionals say it’s normal […]

Ask the Hand Specialist – Two year old with hemiplegic cerebral palsy is resisting constraint therapy

My 2 1/2 year old daughter has left side hemiplegic cerebral palsy due to a stroke. Since five months old, we have been doing some form of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT). Over the past six months, my daughter has […]

Can an Adult with Hemiplegia Since Childhood Benefit from Weight Training?

My son’s hand, arm, leg, and foot are smaller on his affected side than on the other side of his body. What causes this? He had a stroke just before he was born and we’ve taken him to physical and […]

Ask the Hand Specialist – Childhood Hemiplegia and the Hand

We’re excited to announce  a new Question and Answer section on the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) website.  Dr. Andrew Gordon, PhD has generously offered to answer questions relating to hand therapy, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, and related topics. At […]