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Partnering with PDCN to run Young Stroke Workshops

In March 2021, Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project partnered with the Physical Disability Council of NSW (PDCN) to offer free online workshops for young stroke survivors and their support crew nationally. The workshops were well received by attendees who provided positive feedback about the experience. About PDCN The Physical Disability Council of NSW (PDCN) is the peak representative...

We wish you a wonderful festive season and a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year!

In 2020 we celebrated the launch of Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project and were able to achieve some major milestones. We are very excited to see what the new year brings. Please enjoy a brief video message from the Young Stroke Project Team. Happy holidays! Video transcript Thank you for being part of the Young Stroke Project. We have a lot planned in the next couple of years and we’re...

Launch of new Young Stroke Podcast

We are super excited to announce the launch of our Young Stroke Podcast, a podcast for young stroke survivors and their support crew. Bringing together younger survivors to share their stories, along with tips on living a good life after stroke. Recovery series This series is on the topic of recovery. Hosted by Simone Russell, Young Stroke Project Coordinator. Stroke happens in an instant...

Do you deliver services to or work with younger stroke survivors? Take part in our survey today

We want to explore your experiences of providing information to and supporting younger stroke survivors (18 – 65 years), their partners, carers and family and friends during their recovery. Recovery has been identified as an important topic by young stroke survivors in achieving their‘new normal’ after stroke. Through exploring your experience in therecovery phase, we hope to further...

We are proud to announce a partnership with Gamarada Universal Indigenous Resources (GUIR)

Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project is excited to announce our partnership with Gamarada Universal Indigenous Resources (GUIR) to facilitate workshops with young stroke survivors of First Nations Australians. These workshops will focus on the topic of young stroke survivors and their Recovery journey. About GUIR In 2019, (GUIR) Managing Director Ken Zulumovski Hon DHSc, received the honorary...

Inspirational Speaker and Author partners with Young Stroke Project

We are super excited to announce that Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project have partnered with Emma Gee to facilitate workshops with Service Providers around our first topic of Recovery. Emma Gee is an acclaimed International Inspirational Speaker & Author, offering her thoughts and solutions on person-centred care and resilience through her keynote presentations, workshops and consultancy...

Recovery topic findings

In September 2020, 24 young stroke survivors took part in a series of Roundtable workshops to discuss the topic of recovery and what it means to them. Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project partnered with genyus network to facilitate five Roundable workshops. Each Roundtable workshop was only attended by people with lived experience, including the facilitator Caleb Rixon, Saran Chamberlain (Young...

The role fashion plays in my stroke recovery

Jenny McAllister is a young stroke survivor and the creator of StyleAbility, a business that is dedicated to making mainstream fashion inclusive and accessible. She shares her story of having a stroke at the age of just 21, the role fashion continues to play in her on-going recovery, some useful AT tips for dressing and her vision to have fashion that is truly for everyone. Stroke Foundation...

Fill in our survey about Recovery

We want to hear from you! Tell us about your recovery journey after your stroke What information did you receive after your stroke? If your family member, friend or person you care for had a stroke, what information did they receive? What information was missing, what didn’t make sense? What helped? What information would you liked to have had access to? Take part if you: had your stroke...

Behind the scenes with AT Chat

Jenny McAllister, young stroke survivor and founder of StyleAbility We are proud to announce that we are collaborating with AT Chat to create some exciting new peer-led information resources about assistive technology. What is AT Chat? AT Chat is a peer-led, co-designed community for assistive technology (AT) users to share information and lived experience about AT. We are partnering with AT Chat...