• Coping During the Holidays

    We often have visions of sugar plum fairies and warm family gatherings for the holidays. Sometimes these dreams do come true, but often reality can fall short of our expectations.

    Learn more about coping during the holidays >
  • Helping Kids With Hemiplegia – Orthotic Grants

    We’re excited to announce that the first cycle of the CHASA Orthotic Grant Program is open and accepting intial screening applications. Kids with hemiplegia often need to wear a foot orthotic (brace) to help with balance and walking and these orthotics are very expensive. This program will help families in need with the expense of purchasing an orthotic.


    Learn about this program >
  • Find CHASA on Facebook

    CHASA’s friendly and supportive online discussion groups have thousands of parents, mostly moms, of children who have hemiplegia or hemiparesis and discussions range from potty training to how to adapt a car.


    Get involved today > >
  • Shoe Exchange – Find Your Sole Mate™

    Children and adults with hemiplegic cerebral palsy often need to wear two different sizes of shoes. The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association has created the CHASA Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Shoe Exchange program to assist families in exchanging that extra pair of shoes.


    Find your Sole Mate >

Recent News

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 fees. Click here to enter AmazonSmile program and … Read more>

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CHASA Meetups – Join Us!

CHASA parents, kids, siblings and young adults are meeting up all over the United States and in a few other countries. Online support is awesome, but knowing someone in person is the BEST!  CHASA teams with parents to set up outings. The parents choose a location and CHASA helps fund space rental or … Read more>

Athletic Events for Athletes with Disabilities – 2015

Central Region Athletic Competitions for Athletes with Disabilities - 2015 Texas Regional Games- April 24-26 (tentative) Mid America Games- Kansas,  May 2-3 GUMBO- LA, May 2 Gateway Games- MO, May 15-17 Challenge Games- KS, May 16 Thunder in the Valley- MI, May 28-31 Great Lake Games and … Read more>

Chicago Pediatric Stroke Awareness Tree

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 awareness tree at the Brookfield Zoo. … Read more>

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