|Related to/Also known as||Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH)|
|Symptoms of Stroke||
A stroke occurs because of disruption to the blood supply to a particular area of the brain, causing damage to that area of the brain.
• The British Deaf Association has information in BSL about Stroke.
Source: Stroke Association
|Useful national contacts||
Provides support to families where either a child has had a stroke or a child is affected by the stroke of a parent
Helpline: 0845 130 7172
Find your local support group:
UK Stroke Forum
Blood Pressure UK
|Children & young people||
All about stroke: information for children (Stroke Association)
Childhood stroke (Stroke Association)
How to do the FAST test https://youtu.be/-8saTsVFFr4 via @TheStrokeAssoc #ActFAST
Physiotherapy works: Stroke (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists factsheet)
"Game your brain: the new benefits of neuroplasticity" (Wired magazine, May 2014)
"Post-traumatic stress disorder common after stroke" (King's College London)
"Stroke and migraine: is there a link?" (The Migraine Trust)
|News and events|
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Stroke and on a wide range of disability-related issues.