New Stroke Recovery Book Release: The Luckiest Girl in the World


Local Press / New Book Release Order Jamie’s Book now on Amazon: The Luckiest Girl in the World: My Story of Struggle and Hope in Overcoming Pediatric Stroke Details: Released on Paperback – November 6, 2014 by Jamie Lee Coyle and Paul Lonardo “Growing up, everyone would always say how lucky I was, but at […]

Please Support Young Stroke Survivor Jamie Coyle’s Book


“The Luckiest Girl in the World” I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Jamie Coyle over the past 6+ years since learning of her stroke in our local paper when she was just 12 years old.  Jamie was playing hockey when she had a stroke on the ice.    Initial delays in recognizing the stroke […]

Worldwide Stroke Burden Predicted to Soar along with Rise in Percentage of Young Adults Affected


Post by David Dansereau of Know-Stroke.org The new stroke findings published online October 24 in 2 papers in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health report a disturbing rise in stroke rate in young adults .  The report warns if these trends continue, stroke deaths, survivors, and disability and illness will more than double by […]

Thanking Jamie for Stepping Up for Pediatric Stroke


Thank You Jamie! Pediatric Stroke Awareness has a New Bright Mind in the Fight Against Stroke If you’ve been hanging around my stroke blog for some time you know I post often on pediatric stroke awareness and the importance of stroke education for the young faces of stroke.  To get caught up on the subject […]

What would you do?


post by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org A healthy 8 year old boy is playing with friends when suddenly he begins to experience severe left eye pain.  He goes to pick up the ball and his right arm isn’t cooperating, allowing the ball to continue to escape his grip.  You also notice his speech just doesn’t […]

Pediatric strokes often take too much time to diagnose


“Slurred speech, droopy left eye, stiffness, a sudden inability to walk or even stand on his own: if an adult had come into an emergency room with similar symptoms, the staff might have quickly picked up these classic signs of stroke.”  But this patient’s name is Jared and he was 7 when he had his […]