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  • CHASA
  • CHASA parents tell us they could not make the journey of raising a child or teen with hemiplegia without the support of other parents who have been there. (chasa.org)
  • CHASA is a 22 year old grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, teens and adults who developed hemiplegia during childhood. (chasa.org)
  • David says CHASA has been invaluable in helping provide support, resources, and knowledge about hemiplegia. (chasa.org)
  • HemiHelp
  • Although hemiplegia cannot be cured, the charity HemiHelp 's website says a lot can be done to minimise its effects - and much of that through play-based activities. (bbc.co.uk)
  • body
  • Hemiplegia is a condition in which half of a body has compromised motoric functions. (thefullwiki.org)
  • When hemiplegia occurs, the injury is usually manifested on the opposite side of the body. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Because hemiplegia can affect the muscles of your face, arm and leg on one side of your body, it can interfere with a variety of activities which range from walking to shaving. (verywellhealth.com)
  • occur
  • These attacks can occur during or separately from episodes of hemiplegia. (nih.gov)
  • The uncontrollable muscle movements may disappear entirely, but the episodes of hemiplegia occur throughout life. (nih.gov)
  • known
  • It is well known that the incidence of hemiplegia is a lot higher in premature babies than term babies. (thefullwiki.org)
  • The episodes of hemiplegia or uncontrolled movements can be triggered by certain factors, such as stress, extreme tiredness, cold temperatures, or bathing, although the trigger is not always known. (nih.gov)