Pediatric Stroke Awareness Events 2014

pars for pediatric stroke awareness

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, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, and Easter baskets


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 […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness T-Shirts 2014

May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month and we’re super excited to show you the new CHASA 2014 Pediatric Stroke Awareness Shirt collection. Ordering online is easy breezy and you have several choices of styles and sizes. Last day to order […]

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 […]

College Survival Tips for Students with Disabilities (and everyone else)

College Survival Tips - Disabilities

College Survival Tips for Students with Disabilities (and everyone else) 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 to have fun. Use a […]

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 […]

North Carolina Families of Kids with Hemiplegia


North Carolina families of children living with hemiplegia – Join CHASA North Carolina at: ARTQUEST 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 (336) 333-7460 (Parking garage located off of Church Street) ARTQUEST is a hands-on gallery made up of […]

Research Opportunity – Wellness Study for Parents

This project is now closed. A big thank you to the hundreds of participants who assisted with this very important research! The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA, is assisting Dr. Kenda Grover and colleagues at the University of Arkansas […]

CHASA 2014 Family Retreat for Families of Children and Adults Living with Hemiplegia


Registration for the 2014 CHASA Family Retreat has closed. We’re so sad that you’re not going to the retreat and we wish we didn’t have to close registration. Our contract with the hotel requires that we provide them with attendee […]

Hemiparesis Research Study Seeking Participants

CHASA is assisting Daniel McDonald, a graduate student in the Masters in Management Information Systems program at the University of Omaha in locating participants for a research study.  You are being asked to be in this study because you either […]

The 12 days of Holiday Coping – Children with Disabilities

Disability support during the holidays ornament

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. When we add a child who has a disability to […]

Cerebral Palsy Research Opportunity

Researchers at the Laboratory of Neuromodulation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network Research Institute are recruiting participants with cerebral palsy between the ages of 8 and 18 for a study. The purpose of this research is to determine whether a non-invasive technique […]

Transitioning to Adulthood

Life is full of transitions, and one of the more remarkable ones occurs when we get ready to leave high school and go out in the world as young adults. When the student has a disability, it’s especially helpful to […]

Intellectual Disabilities

Matthew’s Story Matt is 15 years old. Because Matt has an intellectual disability, he has been receiving special education services since elementary school. These services have helped him tremendously, because they are designed to fit his special learning needs. Last […]

Shampoo with One Hand


How can I shampoo with one hand? Should I use a special shampoo dispenser? If you have limited use of one hand, you may find yourself juggling shampoo bottles in the shower. One option is to install a special shampoo […]