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. In 2013, CHASA awarded thirteen scholarships. The 2014 application deadline is August 31st. All applicants will be notified […]

Supination in Children with Hemiplegia

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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)

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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

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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 Events 2014

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May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month and our volunteers are telling the world! Check out these fun events that will benefit the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association. If you’re planning an event or want to learn more, let us know!  […]

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

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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 […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness 2014 Montage

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Our Baby Had a Stroke This picture was taken less than two months after Christopher (in photo – far left) had his MRI which  revealed that he had suffered a stroke in utero. The neurologist called us after hours and […]

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. Please add http://www.chasa.org to any posts that don’t have other links so people can find more information about our kids and […]

Pediatric stroke, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, and Easter baskets

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Kind of an unusual title, I know.  What’s the connection between hemiplegic cerebral palsy, pediatric stroke, and Easter baskets? I’ll paint the picture for you. Lots of kids in lots of places will be hunting Easter eggs this weekend.  Pretty […]

Perinatal Stroke and Stroke in Children Research Studies and Clinical Trials

How to Read a Study Listed on the Clinical Trials.gov Website Pediatric Stroke Research Studies and Clinical Trials – Located in United States The following studies are listed in alphabetical order, by state. More details and contact information can be […]

Meet Helon

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I have been recently interested in blogging for CHASA so I emailed them and they were excited to read my articles! They invited me to be a regular blogger for CHASA. I will be blogging a lot about my life […]

2014 Streak for Pediatric Stroke Awareness

May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month and we hope you’ll join CHASA in raising awareness and raising funds so we can continue to help little stroke survivors and others who have hemiplegia due to any cause.  CHASA’s only fundraiser is […]

Pediatric Stroke, Attention, and ADHD Research Study

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA,  is assisting Dr. Jeffrey Max and colleagues at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital with recruitment for a childhood stroke research study. Dr. Jeffrey Max and his colleagues are […]