suggested readings

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

Jill Bolte Taylor

The story of a Harvard-trained brain scientist who experienced a massive stroke.  My Stroke of Insight is both a valuable recovery guide for anyone touched by a brain injury, and an emotionally stirring testimony that deep internal peace is accessible to anyone, at any time.

Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition: Your Roadmap to Recovery

Peter G. Levine

Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery, 2nd Edition by Peter Levine provides simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest level of recovery.

Rewire Your Brain, Rewire Your Life: A Handbook for Stroke Survivors & Their Caregivers

Bob Guns PhD

Rework Your Brain, Rewire Your Life:  A Handbook

for Stroke Survivors & Their Caregivers by Bob

Guns PhD is a handbook for stroke survivors and caregivers. It outlines reasons for hope, characteristics of strong, stroke survivors, the role

of powerful Caregivers and much more.

Living With Stroke: A Guide for Families

Richard C. Senelick MD

Living with Stroke: A Guide for Families by Richard C. Senelick MD.  Strokes are the leading cause of disability in adults and the fourth leading cause of death.  Strokes do not just affect an individual; they impact everyone who has a relationship with the person who has had a stroke.  This valuable guide contains important information for everyone impacted by a loved one who has experienced a stroke.

STROKE: The Road to Recovery: A Guide for Survivors & Families

Dr. F. Douglas Prillaman Ed.D.,

Mr. Tom Willett,

Dr. S. James Shafer M.D.,

and Mrs. Eleanor W. Prillaman M.Ed.

Stroke:  The Road to Recovery:  A Guide for

Survivors & Families by Dr. F. Douglas Prillaman Ed.D.  This book, written by a stroke victim and

his neurologist, explains the causes, diagnosis

and treatment of stroke in plain language.

After a Stroke: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

Cleo Hutton

After a Stroke:  300 Tips for Making Life Easier  by Cleo Hutton, R.N.  With more than 300 tips, this useful guide offers tried and true methods for coping with the aftermath of a stroke.  Written by a stroke survivor and nurse, After a Stroke provides ideas, techniques, and exercises to help.

Stroke Connection

For over 20 years, Stroke Connection had been the award-winning voice of support, information and inspiration for a vast community of stroke survivors and their families.


Stroke Connection is free and published four times

per year.


Now offered exclusively has a digital publication, Stroke Connection is available virtually everywhere. With a desktop digital edition and free apps for smartphones and tablets as well as Kindle Fire - you can have Stroke Connection with you wherever you are. And you can enjoy the same great articles on the Stroke Connection website.


stroke prevention

American Stroke Association

Containing a variety of easy to understand information for both the person

suffering the stroke and their loved ones.

National Stroke Association

The caregivers and family information site for the National Stroke Association

offering multiple resources including an online network for caregivers to

connect, share stories, discuss issues and support one another.

The Stroke Connection

An online magazine containing valuable and interesting information. Brought

to you by the American Heart/American Stroke Association

Life After A Stroke

A valuable online resource containing information on emotional support,

medical management, effects of a stroke, and legal, financial and health

care information.

The Stroke Network

Rated as a top 5 stroke information web site by U.S. News & World

Report. The purpose of the organization is to provide on line support

for stroke survivors and caregivers of adult stroke.

Web M.D.

Web M.D. contains the latest information on diet, prevention and treatment

for stroke survivors and their loved ones.

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