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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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Rehabilitation


National Stroke Association
The article discusses three primary means of rehabilitation: physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and Vision Therapy (VT) and their role in recovery after stroke.

Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech language pathology
Vision Therapy
Rehabilitation Psychology

Post Stroke Recovery

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
American Stroke Association

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet
National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)
Provides information on types and degrees of disability following a stroke, sensory and emotional disturbances, language impairments, thinking and memory problems, roles of rehabilitation specialists,etc.

Recovering After a Stroke: A Patient and Family Guide
US Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality
The goal of this booklet is to help a person who has had a stroke achieve the best possible recovery and get the most out of rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation Therapy after Stroke
National Stroke Association
NSA provides information on rehabilitation for stroke survivors and their families. Includes Guide to Choosing a Stroke Rehabilitation Provider that also available in Spanish, and French.

Stroke Recovery and Arm Rehab: Important Questions
WebMD
The article provides questions that can be used as a guide when you talk with your doctor about what to expect in the months and years ahead after stroke

Stroke Rehabilitation Information
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Provides information about the rehabilitation process including rehabilitation specialists and programs.

Stroke Rehabilitation - What to Expect After a Stroke
WebMD

Stroke Rehabilitation: What to Expect as You Recover
Mayo Clinic


How to Select a Rehab Facility