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Stroke has no age limits. It can happen to children, even infants.

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Finding the cause of pediatric stroke is vital to providing the right treatment and preventing more injury.  

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Each child recovers differently from stroke. Prompt medical treatment and rehabilitation therapy can maximize recovery. In general, younger people recover more abilities than older people. 

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The American Stroke Association and the International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke have collaborated to provide these resources:

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 Our free, online support system for parents and caregivers of  children living with pediatric stroke.