|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:
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland
Freefone advice line nurses: 0808 801 0899
Blood Pressure UK
|Children & young people||
All about stroke: information for children (Stroke Association)
Childhood stroke (Stroke Association)
Information on coronavirus for stroke survivors (Stroke Association)
Coronavirus information for people affected by stroke (Stroke Association)
Coronavirus information and support (Chest Heart & Stroke Scotlans)
How to do the FAST test
Physiotherapy works: Stroke (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists factsheet)
"Game your brain: the new benefits of neuroplasticity" (Wired magazine, May 2014)
"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.