American Stroke Association, is a division of the American Heart Association. Their Web site has information about risk assessment, prevention, treatment, recovery, caregiving, stroke family support information, and the usual "other."
The Brain Attack Coalition, (six organizations—American Heart, National Stroke, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Stroke Belt Consortium). Their Web site includes print material and Audio-Visual material.
Hypergraphia, a driving compulsion to write (or create in another media such as painting, blogging, etc.).
PEAT™ (Planning and Execution Assistant and Training System) is a program designed to provide cueing and planning assistance for people with memory and attention disorders.
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy is epilepsy that is characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the temporal lobe of the brain. This activity does not cause grand mal seizures; rather, it causes unusual behaviors and patterns of cognition.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501(c)(3)) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. In addition to our informative website, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications, and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. (2001, July). "The Disorder Named AD/HD", by CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter is a progressive disorder that mainly affects the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). This disorder causes deterioration of the central nervous system's white matter, which consists of nerve fibers covered by myelin. Myelin is the fatty substance that insulates and protects nerves. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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