Stroke can happen to anyone including babies and children. The causes of stroke for children are very different from those for adults. This leaflet explains what can cause stroke in babies and children and how they are treated.
The Childhood Stroke Support Service offers information, advice and support to families affected by stroke in childhood. For more information please visit the Childhood Stroke webpage or contact Anna Panton on 07715 065925.
A donation to the Childhood Stroke Project will help provide face-to-face support and tailored information for children, young people, carers and families affected by stroke, about the nature of their stroke or related diagnoses.
Sources of information for families and young people affected by stroke in childhood.
The Child Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Published online (ahead of print in the journal Annals of Neurology), the results of a new study found that one year after arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS), the rate of death, recurrence of stroke, and neurological impairment was lower than reports in previous studies.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
We are putting together a library of publications, Stroke Association materials and video clips relating to stroke in childhood.