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.
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 range of resources relating to childhood stroke, such as handbooks, storybooks, and videos. This information is ideal for families and young people who want to learn more about stroke and related diagnoses.
Stroke can happen to anyone, including children. The causes of stroke for children are very different from those for adults. This leaflet explains what can cause stroke in children and how it is treated.
Every year around 400 children in the UK will have a stroke. The Stroke Association has supported the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health (RCPCH) to develop new clinical guidelines for childhood stroke, which states the use of the FAST test, brain scans and rehabilitation.
Parent support and information days.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Claris Diaz, 32, originally from California, now lives in Cardiff and has devoted her life to stroke research after her childhood was affected by stroke.
The Positive Strokes Club offers social and communication support and enjoys lots of entertainment, speakers and outings as part of a action packed prgramme.
This club meets on the first Monday of each month, 1.30pm - 4pm
This club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. The club has regular speakers and exercise sessions and is open for people affected by stroke and their carers.