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American Heart Association / American Stroke Association

The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association that focuses on reducing risk, disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund raising and advocacy. The American Heart Association created the American Stroke Association after many years of increasing emphasis on stroke.  They spend more money on stroke research and programs than any other organization except the federal government.  Their website provides a range of useful information and resources for stroke survivors and their families.

http://www.strokeassociation.org/

Link to Pediatric Stroke page: 
http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInChildren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

National Stroke Association

National Stroke Association is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke. NSA achieves its mission to lower the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling community outreach programs, calling for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care and educating both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke.  Their website provides a range of useful information and resources for stroke survivors and their families.

http://www.stroke.org/

Link to Kids and Stroke page: 
http://www.stroke.org/site/PageServer?pagename=PEDSTROKE

 

"Gold Seal" Stroke Center

Gold SealThe Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and The Johns Hopkins Hospital have earned the Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Hopkins Bayview achieved its designation in January, 2005 and JHH did so in May, 2005. Both are amongst the first hospitals in Maryland to be awarded the distinct Primary Stroke Center Certification.   More>>>

 

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