External Resources

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American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

The American Academy of Neurology, established in 1948, is an international professional association of more than 22,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care.

American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association and its affiliates support research activities broadly related to cardiovascular function and diseases, stroke, basic science, clinical, bioengineering/biotechnology and public health problems.

American Stroke Association (ASA)

The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

The Aphasia Hope Foundation

Aphasia Hope Foundation is a public 501(c) 3 non-profit foundation that has a two-fold mission: (1) to promote research into the prevention and cure of aphasia and (2) to ensure all survivors of aphasia and their caregivers are aware of and have access to the best possible treatments available. The Foundation was started with the goal of gathering news, research, therapies, and experiences regarding Aphasia, and sharing this information with the families that desperately needed it.

Brain Attack - The Journey Back: A Unique Collection of Creative Writing about Stroke Recovery

This anthology is a unique collection of 33 original entries written by victims, survivors and heroes about recovery from stroke. The authors' website offers information on the book and other resources.


The nation’s leading nonprofit resource dedicated to educating women about critical health and wellness topics. HealthyWomen provides health information through our wide array of online content and print publications that is original, objective, reviewed and approved by medical experts and reflects the latest advances in evidence-based health research.

Internet Stroke Center

The Internet Stroke Center is a non-profit educational service of the Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, devoted to advancing awareness and understanding of stroke research and clinical care. This site has features geared to patients and families as well as healthcare professionals.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

The nation's leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system. The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.

National Stroke Association (NSA)

National Stroke Association is reaching new heights in stroke. As the preeminent organization committed to fighting stroke in this country, NSA is providing unprecedented national expertise and leadership for those at risk, suffering or recovering from this devastating condition.

Rocky Mountain Stroke Center
The Rocky Mountain Stroke Center provides education on stroke prevention for all and support to stroke survivors and their families throughout recovery. For little to no charge the organization provides several services including art classes, physical therapy, caregiver support, music class and speech therapy. The Center has been providing much needed services for nearly a quarter of a century and is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary this year.

Society for Women's Health Research

The Society for Women's Health Research is the nation's only non-profit advocacy group whose sole mission is to improve the health of women through research.

Stroke and Assisted Living: Caring For Victims of All Ages

We frequently receive questions from families who have a loved one suffering from the complications resulting from a stroke, and if assisted living is an appropriate option for stroke victims. We discuss the basics of stroke, and how an assisted living environment can help. This article and video is not to be considered as, or used as medical advice. Video and Article Produced By: Assisted Living Directory.

Stroke Awareness for Everyone (SAFE)

Stroke Awareness for Everyone/SAFE is an online stroke information and support community. Articles and resources, along with e-mail support and information groups, for survivors, caregivers and medical professionals involved with stroke.

The Goddess Fund - The Hazel K. Goddess Fund for Stroke Research in Women

The Goddess Fund was created with one clear and compelling goal: to eliminate the impact of stroke in women's lives, the lives of their families and society at large.

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