• What do I do next?

    Your baby or child has just received a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to an early stroke or a different cause. You’re suddenly thrust into the world you did not expect. How do you help your child live a full life while experiencing your own roller coaster of emotions? You are not alone. CHASA has been helping families since 1996 – we’re here for you.

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  • Helping Kids With Hemiplegia – Orthotic Grants

    We’re helping kids walk!  Kids with hemiplegia often need to wear a foot orthotic (brace) to help with balance and walking and these orthotics are very expensive. The CHASA Orthotic Grant Program helps families in need with the expense of purchasing an orthotic.

     

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  • 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.

     

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  • 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

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Research Study Recruiting – Combined tDCS/CIMT in Children with Hemiparesis

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA, has teamed with Dr. Bernadette Gillick at the University of Minnesota to recruit participants for the Synergistic Effect of Combined tDCS/CIMT in Children with Heimparesis study. Research study information from the program is … Read more>

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Pediatric Stroke Awareness T-Shirts 2015

IT IS TIME FOR Pediatric Stroke Awareness and Hemiplegia Awareness shirts in six different designs. Click here to order. Things you need to know: (1). There are SIX different designs this year - so check them all out before you order! (2). All designs are available in short-sleeve and long … Read more>

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Pediatric Stroke Awareness Events 2015

If you’re planning an event or want to learn more, let us know!  Watch this page for new events or plan your own! Need ideas for an event? Click here. Watch this page as new events are added weekly. If you can’t attend one of these great events, you can help out by donating to CHASA. Some … Read more>

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CHASA Family Reunions

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>

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