Childhood stroke guide

Resource type: Information guide

Publication type: Publication

Publication type
Health Information
Resource type

Anyone can have a stroke, including children, but the causes of stroke for children are very different from those for adults.

This guide explains the causes and treatment, and the impact stroke could have on your child and your family. It also lists sources of help and support.

Accessible formats

  • Clear print: you can download a pdf at the end of this page.
  • Large print: you can download a large print version at the end of this page.
  • Braille: email to request a braille copy 

Document date

Publication date
January 2017
Next review due
January 2019