Pediatric Stroke Awareness Events 2015

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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 […]

Research Studies – Children after Stroke – Washington, DC area

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The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) has teamed with researchers at the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery (CBPR) at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC to recruit participants for a research study. Researchers are studying the effects of childhood […]

CHASA Family Reunions

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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 […]

Pediatric Stroke Awareness T-Shirts 2015

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The awareness shirt campaign closed on 3/20/15 and your shirts will be shipped in April. If you have questions about your order, please contact booster.com. Thanks for your AWESOME support of this CHASA awareness campaign. Wear those shirts with pride! […]

Recruiting Participants – Hemiparesis and Stroke – Comparing the Location of the Motor Cortex in Children Using Two Methods: EEG and TMS

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The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association, CHASA, has teamed with Dr. Bernadette Gillick at the University of Minnesota to recruit participants for a research study, Comparing the Location of the Motor Cortex in Children Using Two Methods: EEG and TMS. […]

Neuropsych – Our Experience

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When our doctors first started talking about visiting a Neuropsych, they were having conversations with each other, while we were in the room. “Do you think a neuropsych would help?” “Yes, but not yet”… or “has he been to neuropsych […]

Constraint Therapy and Bimanual Therapy Camps 2015

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The following organizations or clinics have contacted CHASA and asked that we share information with you about constraint induced movement therapy and/or bimanual therapy camps they are  hosting this summer. CHASA lists these camps as a courtesy to families and […]

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

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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 […]

What do special needs parents really need?

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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 […]

Meet Chris – Loves Wrestling

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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. […]

Communication – Students with Speech Disability

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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 […]

CHASA Meetups – Join Us!

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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 […]

Athletic Events for Athletes with Disabilities – 2015

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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- […]

Support our Amazon Smile Fundraiser

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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 […]

Pediatric Stroke Guides

A Family Guide To Pediatric Stroke Childhood Stroke by the Stroke Foundation The Hemiplegia Handbook Fact Sheets Babies and kids have strokes. Get the Facts! Knowing No Bounds: Stroke in Infants, Children and Youth Let’s Talk About Stroke Books Pediatric […]