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The primary NIH organization for research on Stroke is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
 

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Associations & Organizations

American Stroke Association
Created in 1997, the American Stroke Association is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke. It includes free online access to Stroke Connection. Portions of the website are available in Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.  This site includes free online access to the current and past issues of the newsmagazine The ASHA Leader.

Brain Aneurysm Foundation
The foundation is solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. Patient resources include medical information, treatment, recovery, coping, videos, list of support groups in your state, and much more.

Brain Attack Coalition
The Coalition is a group of professional, voluntary and governmental entities dedicated to reducing the occurrence, disabilities and death associated with stroke.Resources include Guidelines, Orders, and Pathways

Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
CHASA provides information and support to families of children with hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or hemiplegic cerebral palsy. It also help adults who have been living with a diagnosis of hemiplegia since childhood. This site includes online and Facebook discussion groups.

Hazel K. Goddess Fund for Stroke Research in Women
The singular focus of the Goddess Fund is to address critical issues specific to stroke in women, including research, prevention, treatment, education, and advocacy.

Hemi-Kids Foundation
Hemi-Kids is a world-wide network of over 1,600 families of children with hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or pediatric stroke. It is an email discussion group where parents can share information.

Internet Stroke Center
The Stroke Center provides valuable resources about stroke including links to relevant news articles from 2003 to the present and a directory of certified stroke centers searchable by zip code.

International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke (IAPS)
IAPS provides knowledge, hope, resources and the connection between families, medical specialists, researchers, healthcare providers and anyone affected by pediatric stroke.

National Stroke Association (NSA)
The NSA is the only national organization that focuses all its resources and attention on stroke. This site discusses types of stroke, symptoms, risk factors, prevention, recovery, and much more. Included are brochures, Fact Sheets, and free access to the E-newsletter Brain Alert and StrokeSmart magazine.