Recovering from a stroke can be overwhelming for both patients and family caregivers. We hope you find these resources helpful.
American Stroke Association
This non-profit provides information on strokes, symptoms, warning signs, treatment, recovery and other important topics. The hospital locator tool helps you find a hospital in your area known for quality car of stroke patients. Publisher of Stroke Connection magazine.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
This government run website allows you to search for a particular disorder, among the hundreds included, using their alphabetical search tool. Find disorder definitions, treatment options, prognosis, clinical trial information, patient organizations and related publications. An extensive list of resources is available. Information is also available in Spanish.
National Rehabilitation Information Center
This website provides access to over 75,000 resources for people with disabilities. Search for information on topics such as employment, advocacy, benefits, financial assistance, education, technology, making your home accessible, research updates and more. You can call or live chat with an agent Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:30 Eastern Time. Spanish speaking agents are available. This site was developed under a contract from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, a division of the U.S. Department of Education.
National Stroke Association
This non-profit organization’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke through education, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The site provides information on different types of strokes, signs and symptoms, treatment options, risk factors, prevention, issues specific to women and children and more. Brochures and fact sheets are available. Sign up for a free subscription to their Stroke Smart™ magazine. Find an emergency stroke center in your area. Information is available on-line in Spanish.