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It Takes a 'Ville

It’s been one heckuva month! After feeling like we’d been in plateau-mode for so long with Sol’s milestones, this month, Sol kicked it into high gear and ticked a couple more items off his list. 758 more words

Sol's Progress

Where to Begin?

Ideally, a new blog would give you the background that inspired the blog, a poignant story and I promise there is indeed a story to tell! 77 more words


The Future: What Lies Beyond?

Occasionally we get glimpses of what lies ahead, mostly through the CHASA family (facebook group and list-serve).  What shines through most is that kids are amazing.   960 more words

General Thoughts

Pediatric Hemiplegia: Affected Side Activity Ideas

When starting out on this journey it is difficult sometimes to know what to DO.  To be honest, you are your child’s best therapist.  To have someone come in (or go to) a few times a week (or less!) just doesn’t make much of a difference if there is no carry-over with caregiver/child…  The good part is you don’t have to feel guilty spending minimal time or $ on therapists and get the same or better results (especially if your child is like mine and gives you the “help!” look as soon as you arrive at the therapy building).   1,039 more words

General Thoughts

11-year-old ABI survivor starts website to spread awareness


Remember this great kid?

Last month, 11-year-old Andrew shared his story of acquiring a brain injury as a result of a stroke for our… 457 more words


Making Strides against Pediatric Stroke - An update on Kelsey

Like most rambunctious 2 year olds, Kelsey Musgrave keeps her mom, Sarah, on her toes. “She runs around, loves climbing and is always going non-stop!” said Musgrave. 755 more words

Patient Stories

Pediatric Stroke

American Heart Association, “FACTS Knowing No Bounds:  Stroke in Infants, Children, and Youth
Fast Facts

  • Contrary to what most people believe, strokes can, will and do happen in children, infants and unborn babies.
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