HemiHelp is a charity providing support and information to people with hemiplegia and their families in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
What is hemiplegia?
Hemiplegia is a neurological condition the effects of which are similar to a stroke. It is caused by damage to the brain and it results in a varying degree of weakness and lack of control on one side of the body. Hemiplegia affects one child in 1000. Find out more about hemiplegia
Written by neuropaediatrician Dr Charlie Fairhurst and Liz Barnes, a trustee at HemiHelp and parent of a child with hemiplegia, the handbook gives an overview of living with hemiplegia with straightforward explanations of what can go wrong and the management options; and with clear descriptions of approaches to therapy.
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HemiHelp provides information and emotional support for anyone affected by hemiplegia. Watch a video about HemiHelp to find out more