Young Stroke Project June 2021 Newsletter

(Aphasia friendly version)


This newsletter is about:

  1. Young Stroke videos
  2. Lived Experience Working Group (LEWG)
  3. Paid survey
  4. StrokeLine

Young Stroke videos

There are new Young Stroke videos.
You can watch the new videos.

The new videos are about 3 people: Toni, Shannon and Emma.

Toni’s brain finds things hard.
Too much noise and light is tiring.

Shannon is 45.
Her husband saved her life.

Emma is 37.
She has aphasia.
She goes to a support group. This has helped her.

Lived Experience Working Group

Are you a young stroke survivor?
Are you a partner?
Are you a carer?
You can be in the Lived Experience Working Group.

The group helps the Young Stroke Project.
We meet online.
We meet every 6 weeks.

To join the Lived Experience Working Groupapply here.

Paid survey

AT Chat is a partner of the Young Stroke Project.

AT Chat has a project to improve access and inclusion.
They are seeking lived experience experts for a survey.

Would you like to be involved?
If yes, complete the Expression of Interest form.

Questions? Email


Do you need advice?
StrokeLine has health professionals.
You can call StrokeLine.

StrokeLine’s number is 1800 787 653.
StrokeLine is open Monday – Friday.
StrokeLine is open 9:00am – 5:00pm (AEST).

You can email
You can go to EnableMe.

Best wishes,
Beverly, Saran and Katherine
Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project Team

Feedback? Questions about Young Stroke Project?
Email us:
Call us: 03 9918 7267

Stroke is a medical emergency.
Call 000 if you recognise the signs of stroke.