Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
We explain the reasons behind why someone might not survive a stroke, and provide ways to get emotional and practical support if someone is seriously ill or has died.
After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information to help you understand what has happened and to support you in making informed choices for your future.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, info on related conditions, as well as handbooks, storybooks, and videos.
You don’t have to go to a gym to be active. There are some great ways to be active in everyday life.
A stroke can leave you with balance problems which increases your likeliness of falling. Read our fall prevention tips and find out where to find support if you're worried about falling.