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Stroke - Central

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted. Strokes can cause mild to severe physical, emotional or mental disabilities. Rehabilitation can help people who have had a stroke to recover function and live as independently as possible. Stroke prevention teaches you how to reduce your risk through medical treatment and lifestyle changes.

Signs of a stroke can include: sudden weakness, numbness or tingling, sudden trouble speaking or understanding speech, sudden vision problems, sudden severe headache, sudden dizziness or loss of balance. Stroke is a medical emergency, call 911. Acting quickly can improve your survival and recovery.

See Rehabilitation Services - Publicly Funded Clinics and Speech and Language for therapy services.

See also Acquired Brain Injury.

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These services serve all or part of Central
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The)   Toronto
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The) - Community Aphasia Program   Toronto
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The) - Education and Training   Toronto
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The) - Introductory Program   Toronto
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The) - Outreach   Toronto
Aphasia Institute - Pat Arato Aphasia Centre (The) - Sensory Impairment Support   Toronto
Central East Stroke Network - Living With Stroke Program  
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario - York Region Office   Aurora
Mackenzie Health - York Region District Stroke Centre   Richmond Hill
March of Dimes Canada - Richmond Hill - Stroke Recovery Canada - Newmarket Stroke Recovery Support Group   Toronto
Prosserman Jewish Community Centre   Toronto
Stroke Recovery Canada - Stroke Recovery Association, York Region   Richmond Hill
West GTA Stroke Network   Toronto

These services are located outside of Central, but provide service to Central.
Assistive Technology Clinic - North and East GTA - Regional Stroke Program   Toronto
Central East Stroke Network - Barrie   Barrie
Heart and Stroke - Barrie Office   Barrie
Heart and Stroke - Ontario Office   Toronto
March of Dimes Canada - Head Office - Stroke Recovery Canada   Toronto
March of Dimes Canada - West Central Regional Office   Mississauga
Robarts Research Institute - Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC)   London
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre - Medicine Treatment Clinics   Barrie
Stroke Recovery Association Barrie and District   Barrie


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