Stroke Educational Resources
Shepherd Center has created a variety of resources about stroke awareness and learning to manage life after stroke
Find useful information and resources, including videos and e-books, categorized by condition on our educational website, MyShepherdConnection.org. Categories include stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis.
Our FAST card educates readers about the signs of stroke. Look for stroke symptoms using the FAST acronym and call 911 immediately to reduce the chances of long-term disability.
Our iTunes book Living with Stroke: Strategies to Live a Healthy Life provides useful information for making lifestyle changes to prevent a second stroke. Download the Living with a Stroke PDF to learn more
Our stroke awareness infographic presents some facts you need to know about stroke prevention. Controllable risk factors for stroke include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, tobacco use and physical inactivity.
Our stroke risk infographic provides details on stroke risk factors you can control. Anyone can experience a stroke regardless of age, race or sex. People who have already had a stroke are also at risk. Take the stroke risk quiz to determine your risk.
Stroke-related news and feature articles are available at news.shepherd.org. Content includes articles, photos, videos, podcasts, infographics and PDF downloads. Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter to keep informed of the latest developments in stroke rehabilitation care.
Stroke Volunteers Needed for Research
Have you had a stroke within the past year? If so, you may qualify for a research study to test the possible benefits of brain stimulation on hand and arm function. Get more details.