World Stroke Day 2020: Get Ready to Join the MoveMent! Watch part II of the World Stroke Campaign webinar series, hosted by WSO, on the occasion of the World Stroke Campaign and World Stroke Day 2020. Invited speakers: Prof Sheila Martins (Brazil), Anita Wiseman (UK) and A/Prof Deidre De Silva (Singapore).

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Is this Maya's LAST Surgery? 🤕 Thanks for everyone’s well wishes over the years with Maya’s ongoing tear duct issues and many procedures to correct the issue. Today, she goes in to see the doctor once more to have the stent removed from her tear duct which was in place to help heal a newly…

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After Stroke/CVA; Walking & Balance Exercises at Home After Stroke/CVA; Walking & Balance Exercises at Home Bob and Brad demonstrate walking and balance exercises you can do at home following a stroke/CVA. Note: You will likely need assistance to complete these exercises. This week’s giveaway: We are giving away a SleepOvation Mattress! Enter the giveaway…

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Stroke, White Matter Disease and Alzheimer's Disease: Can Canada Avoid an Epidemic of Dementia? In this video, neurologist Dr. Sandra Black, Centre for Stroke Recovery Sunnybrook Site Leader, discusses the complex relationships between covert stroke (small strokes that cause no obvious symptoms), white matter disease, Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Her conclusions are alarming: within a…

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Champion Schools | Chandler, AZ We began our school with the guidance of Stanford University’s Accelerated Schools Project created by Dr. Henry Levin. The idea that school communities can dramatically improve the success of students in at-risk situations by building powerful learning environments is at the heart of our academic program. Our approach combines relevant…

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Making sure minor stroke stays that way Patients who have a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or a minor stroke have unique assessment and education needs. The Krembil Neuroscience Centre at the University Health Network saw the specific needs of this patient group and opened the TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit at Toronto Western Hospital.

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