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Visit our Stroke Awareness website.  Know your facts about stroke. 

The Stroke Network
PO Box 492
Abingdon, MD  21009



Community Outreach Projects

The organization has been involved with our community for several years.  We have identified and listed our Community Outreach Projects below.  Please feel free to browse through them.  

bullet Caregiver Handbook
bullet Purpose - To assist the new stroke caregiver
bullet How - Written by members of our organization
bullet Example - click here
bullet Stroke Awareness Quilts
bullet Purpose - To raise awareness about stroke. 
bullet How - Fabricated by members of our organization
bullet Example - click here
bullet Computer Therapy
bullet Purpose - To help stroke survivors and caregivers, who are still in the rehab hospital, become familiar with on-line stroke support. 
bullet How - Donated several computers to a local hospital
bullet Example - click here  
bullet Helping Hand
bullet Purpose - To assist one handed stroke survivors open kitchen items
bullet How - Donated 100 units to a local hospital

Besides these projects, we have been involved numerous times with making motivational speeches, giving stroke education presentations and participating in numerous booth setups to make our community aware of our organization. 

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Original date 3/1/96 Revised 11/24/08

Stroke Warning Signs

Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body

Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding

Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes

Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination

Sudden, severe headache with no known cause