Fact Sheets

Early diagnosis is critical and will dramatically impact long-term outcomes. We encourage you to share these facts sheets with family, friends, co-workers, teachers, school nurses, coaches, fireman, police, paramedics, healthcare providers, day care providers, and anyone else that should know what stroke looks like in babies, children, and teens.

Perinatal/Infant Stroke Fact Sheet
Created in collaboration with the American Stroke Association, 2020

Childhood Stroke Fact Sheet
Created in collaboration with the American Stroke Association, 2020

 

Sickle Cell Disease Raises a Child’s Stroke Risk
Created in collaboration with the American Stroke Association and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, 2021

 

Perinatal/Infant Stroke Fact Sheet
Created in partnership with the American Stroke Association, 2016

Childhood Stroke Fact Sheet
Created in partnership with the American Stroke Association, 2016

 

Pediatric Stroke Fact Sheet
Created in partnership with the American Stroke Association, 2014

AHA/ASA Facts: Knowing No Bounds : Stroke in Infants, Children and Youth
This pediatric stroke fact sheet was published by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2009. It was vetted by the AHA/ASA’s scientific advisory board and has been updated every year through 2015.

UK Stroke Association Facts
Comprehensive fact sheet from the Stroke Association in the UK., 2012

Youth & Cardiovascular Diseases, Statistical Fact Sheet 2015 Update, 2015
Information for cardiovascular diseases in youth published by the American Heart Association.

Let’s Talk About Children and Stroke, 2015
A fact sheet from the American Heart Association which includes information on hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes in children.

CVST Fact Sheet, 2021
World Thrombosis Day fact sheet on risk factors for Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) in children.