In June 2018, eight-year-old Issy had a severe ischemic stroke caused by a blockage cutting off the blood supply to the brain. Mum Candice shares their story.
Lily had a stroke during the first national lockdown – mum Natalie talks about the day itself, hospital and rehabilitation at The Children’s Trust.
Lewis, aged 13, has had a number of strokes since the age of seven and a brain haemorrhage in 2019. Mum Sharon shares their story.
Connor was 14 when he had a stroke and subsequent brain injury. He has recently celebrated passing his exams at college.
Five-year-old Sofia-Rose had a stroke at birth but faces challenges with a smile on her face and enjoys school, fashion and spreading awareness. Mum Sarah shares their story.
At the age of 13, Elizabeth collapsed following a severe headache. She had suffered a stroke. Five years on, her mum, Danielle, talks about the impact on the family.
Connor Lynes had a stroke following a rugby tackle. Since then he has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of childhood stroke and brain injury.
Mum Marie's account of finding support and the effects of her son’s stroke at the age of six.
Daisy had a stroke when she was 21 months old. Now aged 12, Daisy and her mum Eileen tell us about their lives and what they enjoy.
At the age of 16, Harry was diagnosed with a carotid artery dissection (damage to the arteries in the neck), possibly due to an old rugby injury. His mother Roz shares his story.