Stroke is a major cause of disability. A stroke occurs when part of your brain doesn't get the blood that it needs. Depending on the parts of the brain damaged by a stroke, people who survive a stroke can have problems with:
Thinking and memory
Many types of therapies can help stroke patients recover functions and learn new ways of doing things.
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet - This fact sheet explains what to expect after a stroke. It provides information about the different disabilities that can happen after a stroke and where to go for rehabilitation.
Stroke: Hope Through Research - This brochure provides comprehensive information on stroke, including information on what a stroke is, what the risk factors are, and what research is being conducted in this area.