The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between us and Evelina London Children's Hospital. It's funded by the Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust. The service provides tailored information and support for children, young people and families affected by stroke.
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.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
Your free information pack.
This toolkit is for teachers and childcare professionals supporting children after a stroke. It explains how a stroke can affect a child's early development, and progress at school. The toolkit provides practical tools to help with communication, planning and documentation.
We publish information about stroke in a range of other languages.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.