Brian is rebuilding his life after stroke left him unable to speak, read or write and he was diagnosed with aphasia. He also had mobility problems.
Alisha features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. She had a stroke aged 26. She was a primary school teacher at the time. Alisha’s stroke left her unable to read, write or walk. It also left her with aphasia.
The UK Stroke Assembly North took place on 30-31 May 2017 at Crewe Hall, Cheshire. Over 150 people affected by stroke came together to take action and have their say on stroke and aphasia. Read about the event, view photos and presentations from the plenary talks and workshops.
The UK Stroke Assembly South took place on 3-4 July 2017 at the Radisson Blu Stansted, Essex. Over 160 people affected by stroke came together to take action and have their say on stroke and aphasia. Read about the event, view photos and presentations from the plenary talks and workshops.
Read about past UK Stroke Assembly events, view photos and access presentations.
Information on how the UK Stroke Assembly is organised.
Our first UK Stroke Assembly event in Northern Ireland took place on Monday 8 April 2019 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. 144 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended this inspirational event, sharing experiences with like-minded people, influencing decision-makers and taking action on stroke.
The UK Stroke Assembly Central took place on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, Derby. Run over two full days this residential event was packed with positive vibes and determination that things are changing and stroke is been made a priority.