Children's Hemiplegia & Stroke Association. Support for children with hemiplegia, hemiparesis, childhood stroke, infant stroke, hemiplegia, hemiparesis, neonatal stroke, brain bleed, stroke in utero and pediatric stroke
Join families of children, teens and young adults who have a diagnosis of hemiplegia for a relaxing weekend this summer. CHASA has hosted 13 national family retreats and families tell us they want more! In 2015, we've set up regional gatherings - CHASA Family Reunions - so we can include as many … Read more>
Maybe you just learned that a close friend or family member’s child has been diagnosed with a disability or medical condition. What do you think, what do you do, how do you react? It seems that for many friends and even family, the reaction is to pull away. It's difficult to know or understand the … Read more>
Chris is a pediatric stroke survivor and very involved in the wrestling team at his elementary school. In one tournament, he wrestled four times, won two and lost two, and come in 4th out of 8 athletes in the competition. Chris does tire due to his medical issues and works very hard to compete. He … Read more>
In November, 2014, the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Education (DOE) issued joint guidance about the rights of students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities to effective communication. According to the guidance, public schools are responsible for ensuring communication with students … Read more>
Parents tell us they could not make the journey of raising a child with hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or pediatric stroke without the support of other parents who have been there. We want you to know that you are not alone. Join us! Learn more >
The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) is a 17 year old non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults, and families affected by infant and childhood hemiplegia.