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Acute Stroke Toolbox
Guidelines, pathways, sample admission orders, and complementary tools, courtesy of the Brain Attack Coalition--a nonprofit alliance whose mission is to reduce the occurrence and impact of stroke.

Believe In Miracles
Online home of James Bradley, stroke survivor and author of 'Elvis Was My Speech Therapist.'

Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association
A non-profit organisation offering support for affected children and their families. Explains the different types of stroke and the disabilities that may result, as well as research news and current treatment options.

Interact Reading Service
Providing a professional, live, interactive reading service for stroke patients in hospitals and stroke clubs in the London area.

Internet Stroke Center at Washington University
A stroke resource for medical professionals and consumers, alike. Educational information, directories of clinical trials and stroke centers, and a calendar of major stroke conferences are among the site's many offerings.

Pediatric Stroke Network
Information and support for families dealing with this disease in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. Includes fact sheets, directories of related news reports, and research articles, as well as mailing lists for families and teenaged survivors.

Physiotherapy for Strokes
An overview of the role of physical therapy in stroke rehabilitation, provided by Heads Up!--a specialist neurological physiotherapy practice based in Surrey, England.

Post Stroke Help
Articles and webcasts concerning post-stroke spasticity, uncontrollable muscle tightness or cramps that cause pain and affect movement. Created in cooperation with Healthology and supported by unrestricted educational grants from Allergan and Medtronic.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Illinois-based center, affiliated with the National Institute on Rehabilitation Research and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Stroke Recovery: Regaining Quality of Life
Discusses the goals of stroke recovery and rehabilitation: to improve quality of life and counteract morbidity

Stroke Survivors
Tips for everyday living, information on hemiplegia recovery, and opportunities to read and share recovery notes and personal therapy reviews, courtesy of survivor Rowland Gale.

Stroke Survivors Canada Ottawa
Supporting affected families with information about stroke causes, acute care, rehabilitation, financial issues, local services, and Web-based resources.

Stroke Survivors: The Site for Cerebellar Stroke Victims
Developed and maintained by survivor John d'Arcy to support individuals who are dealing with cerebellar stroke.

Stroke, Brain Attack, and Paralysis
An introduction to stroke, linking to related incidence information, news, chats, and a directory of neurologists. Hosted by NeurologyChannel.

Stroke-TIA.org
An educational resource focusing on the prevention and treatment of stroke and transient ischemic attacks. Features articles and webcasts of interviews with medical professionals.

StrokeHelp.com
Rehabilitation information, educational training videos, and discussion forums for clinicians, families and survivors of stroke.

StrokePage/Slagsiden
Home to the StrokePost news pages and numerous other resources for stroke survivors and their loved ones. Content is presented in both English and Norwegian.

The Neuroscience Institute
Regional neuroscience center located at The University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Offers specialized care for patients with diseases or disorders of the bra

 




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