Childhood stroke
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Childhood stroke can affect babies (including in the womb), children and young people. More than 400 children are diagnosed with strokes every year in the UK.
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Childhood Stroke Project
Type: Research
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
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Childhood stroke survivor: Jess' story
Jess had a stroke at ten years old. Hear her story and read her advice for living life after childhood stroke.
Diagnosing and treating childhood stroke
On this page you can find information on common childhood stroke symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
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What is childhood stroke?
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support, including the causes, treatment and impact of stroke on children and families.
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Parent-to-Parent Volunteer Calls
Type: Support
Talk to another parent who understands childhood stroke, who appreciates what you are going through and who understands the challenges you face.
Rebuilding Lives: Max's story
Max features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. He had a stroke at his 7th birthday party. Find out how he's rebuilding his life after childhood stroke.
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Parent-to-Parent Volunteer Calls | Frequently asked questions
Type: Support
Answers to frequently asked questions about the childhood stroke service, Parent-to-Parent Volunteer Calls.
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Understanding your stroke - a child's guide
Our childhood stroke handbook and video series explains in simple language what a stroke is, why it happens and what problems it can cause.
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Useful tips for you and your family
Childhood stroke can have an effect on the whole family. Parents often feel a range of emotions from shock and bewilderment to feelings of isolation and frustration. On this page, we offer a list of useful tips that will help you to cope with the effects of stroke on you and your family.
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