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Stroke in young adults 

Go to Stroke Information Point

Different Strokes - is a charity for younger people who have had a stroke, mainly young adults. They offer information on access to leisure activities, counselling services and benefits and rights. You can contact them on their helpline: 0845 130 7172. It provides Information packs for childhood stroke stroke survivor stories, aphasia friendly life after stroke information.


Stroke Association - Provides information about Childhood stroke


Great Ormond Hospital for Children- Provides information about  stroke information for patients and visitors,

stroke in young children


HemiHelp - has information and support for children with hemiplegia (weakness of one side of the body) and their families.


Connect booklet: Having a stroke, being a parent.

The patient, public and user involvement programme of the black country cardiovascular network have developed this booklet: Stroke a new beginning, which contains stories of people who have had a stroke. It is designed for use by people who have had a stroke and their families and carers, to gain from the experiences, but can be equally valuable for professionals who work with stroke survivors, including younger stroke survivors.


Useful Websites


Pediatric Stroke Network

Child Stroke Support

Child Brain Injury Trust

Contact A Family

Heart & Stroke Information Point

Council for Disabled Children

Brain & Spine Foundation

Hemi-Kids Foundation

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

Go to stroke Information Point


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