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.

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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.

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Rewire Your Brain,

Rewire Your Life:

A Handbook for Stroke

Survivors & Their


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.

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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.

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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


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.

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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.

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

stroke and their loved ones.




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.




An online magazine containing valuable and interesting information.  Brought to you by

the American Heart/American Stroke Association




A valuable online resource containing information on emotional support, medical

management, effects of a stroke, and legal, financial and health care information.




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. contains the latest information on diet, prevention and treatment for stroke

survivors and their loved ones.


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