American Stroke Association (ASA)
AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION (A Division of the American Heart Association)
American Stroke Association books, booklets, pamphlets, packets, and handouts (flyers):
(NOTE: Titles, order numbers, and prices are subject to change.)>
Actions Speak Louder Than Words. (50-1502). Our guide to caring for someone with aphasia.
American Stroke Association: An Orientation Packet (50-1180). $1.30 each. This folder is intended to educate AHA volunteers and staff about the ASA.
Are You At Risk for Heart Attack or Stroke? (51-2020). $4.85/50. This bBooklet includes a risk factor awareness quiz.
Are You At Risk of Stroke? (English = 50-2027; Spanish = 50-2038). Reviews risk factors of stroke.
Aspirin and Your Health. (64-9620). $8.45/50. Brochure focusing on benefits of aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke and to treat suspected MI. 8 pages.
Beating the Odds. (50-1507). Our guide to living with atrial fibrillation, a key stroke risk factor.
Being a Stroke Family Caregiver. (50-1448). $4.30/25. For family and friends of stroke survivors. Discusses brain attacks, risks and recovery. Includes resource directory for caregivers. 17 pages.
Caring for Someone with Aphasia. (50-1417). $5.80/25. Explains ways to communicate and promote recovery. Contains two punch-out wallet ID cards for patients with aphasia. 19 pages.
Controlling Your Risk Factors. (50-1400). Our guide to reducing your risk of stroke and heart attack.
Coping with Changes - Behavior & Rehab Packet. (50-1178). $1.65. Packets include the following pamphlets: How Stroke Affects Behavior; Practice your Memory; Mood Changes After Stroke: Apathy; Mood Changes After Stroke: Depression.
Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke. (50-1404). $8.00/50. Brochure provides information on diabetes as a major risk factor for stroke and heart attack. 16 page brochure.
Don't Wait for it to Happen to You. (50-1501). Our guide to high blood pressure and stroke.
Every Second Counts. (English = 50-1504; Spanish = 50-1513). Recognizing early signs of stoke.
Family Guide to Stroke. (V670056 - V670082). $23 Hard cover, $14 soft cover. For stroke survivors and family members. In-depth information about the stroke recovery process. 320 pages.
Good News About Stroke. (51-1082). Recovery, warning signs, and risk factors. 4-panel folder.
Guidelines for Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke (71-0054) - A statement for health care professionals from the AHA Stroke Council, AHA. The goal of this special report is to provide information about the current management of acute ischemic stroke.
Have You Heard the Latest? (English = 50-1505; Spanish = 50-1510). Our guide to knowing and reducing your risk of stroke.
Heart Attack and Stroke: Signals and Action. (English = 50-1403; Spanish = 50-1451). Tells how to recognize and respond to heart attack and stroke.
Heart and Stroke Facts. (55-0530). 74 pages. Detailed information, including causes, symptoms and treatments. Notes recent advances, identifies risk factors, and defines terms. 2000.
Heart and Stroke Statistical Update. 2001. (55-0537). 29 pages. Guide to current statistics.
Helping Your Patients Fulfillment Packet. (50-1185). $2.10 each. Offers information about how healthcare professionals can support their stroke patients by offering them the resources available through the ASA's Stroke Family Support Network
Knowledge is the First Step. (50-1509). Our guide to understanding how a stroke affects behavior.
Let's Talk about Stroke. (50-0036). $9.20. 9 x 11" 3-Ring binder with 19 fact sheets about pre- and post-stroke topics. Two categories of topics: Prevention and Life After Stroke.
Living With Aphasia. (50-1186). $3.00 each. Information for stroke survivors and caregivers dealing with aphasia resulting from stroke. Packets include: Caring for Someone With Aphasia; A Stroke of Luck News-Letter; What Is It Really Like to Have Aphasia; Home Resources for Communication Impairments; and Do's and Don'ts.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation. (50-1430). Provides information about atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke. 11 page brochure.
Organizing Stroke Screenings. (50-1460). Our guide to help you arrange a successful event.
Peer Visitor Program Brochure. (55-1504).
Peer Visitor Program. (55-1173). Kit includes a program guide, stroke education handouts, videos.
Rebuilding Your Life, Recapturing Your Independence. (50-1512). Our guide to living with disability after stroke. Suggestions for new ways to perform day-to-day tasks.
Reducing Your Risk - Prevention Packet. (50-1182). $1.00. Includes: Fact Sheet On Heart Attack and Stroke; What's Your Risk of Brain Attack?: TIA Information; Diagnostic Test Information.
Sex After Stroke. (50-1458). 22 pages. $5.50/25.
Signs of a Stroke. (English = 50-1447, Spanish = 50-1453). 4 page brochure emphasizes the early warning signs of stroke and the need for prompt action (call 9-1-1). $2.87/25.
Silent Epidemic: The Truth about Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke. (64-1060). $8.00/25. Educates women 44 to 55 years old on heart disease and encourages health life styles.
Silent Stalker: Guide to Managing High Blood Pressure as a Risk for Stroke (50-1420). $3.10/25.
Smoke and Stroke - Two Things You Can Live Without. (50-1435). $6.85/50. Explains how smoking can greatly increase one's risk of a brain attack. Offers ways to lessen brain attack risk. 6 pages.
Steps to Recovery (50-0032). $4.85/50. Outlines recovery challenges for stroke survivors and offers new ways to remove those barriers to live a full life after stroke. 83 page booklet.
Stomp Out Stroke. (64-1062). Tells African Americans about stroke warning signs, the need to call 9-1-1 when experiencing those signs, and stroke risk factors.
Stroke Connection Peer Visitor Program Brochure. (55-0504). $5.25/50. Describes the AHA's new Stroke Peer Visitor Program: a wellness and education program about stroke for stroke families.
Stroke Connection Peer Visitor Program. (55-0503). $150. An education and wellness program about stroke B for stroke families. The kit includes the program implementation guide, two videos, self-care strategies for rehabilitation, stroke club newsletter, a subscription to Stroke Connection Magazine, National Peer Visitor Registry and Stroke Club Registry with the American Heart Association, Mended Hearts information, and several AHA educational booklets, plus more.
Stroke Family Support Network Fact Sheet. (50-0039). $3.20/50. Fact sheet listing all programs, products, and resources offered by the national stroke outreach program of the ASA.
Stroke Group Partnership Program Kit. (50-0029). Groups accrue credits when they refer callers to the ASA, and can use these credits to obtain AHA/ASA materials.
Stroke Program Implementation Guide. (50-0034). $35 each. Binder with materials to help implement stroke programs, products and services, including the Operation Stroke program.
Stroke Speaker's Outline. (17-1011). Kit contains latest statistics on stroke, plus information about warning signs and risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Successful Support Groups. (50-0033). $1.65 each. 32-page booklet outlining in detail the responsibilities and management of a stroke support group.
Supporting Stroke Families Fulfillment Packet. (50-1184). $2.55 each. Offers stroke support group leaders a wealth of information about starting and maintaining a viable group.
Taking a New Challenge Fulfillment Packet. Introduces some of the most common concerns after someone has had a stroke. Contains sheets from the ASA's "Let's Talk About Stroke" kit on changes after stroke, rehabilitation, warning signs and TIA, aphasia, emotional changes, caregiving, and living at home after a stroke. Also contains a sample of the Stroke Connection Magazine, stroke warning signs wallet card, Stroke Family Support Network Services Fact Sheet, and a Stroke Council registration form. FREE to families calling the ASA Stroke Family Warmline (1-888-4-STROKE).
Taking Care. (50-1500). Our guide to being a stroke family caregiver.
Taking Care - Caregiver Packet (50-1183). $2.00 each. Strategies to help caregivers take care of themselves. Packet includes the following pamphlets: Brain Attack: The Family's Role in Caregiving; Who Is A Caregiver; When You Need a Break; Taking Care of Yourself; Caregiver Resource Guide; and You, Your Family, and Disability.
The Latest News about Stroke. (50-1438). $5.60/50. 8-1/2 x 4" brochure (11 pages). Discusses stroke prevention, warning signs, and risk factors. Designed for the general public.
The One-Handed Way. (50-1120). $2.50. Offers practical advice on nearly 300 day-to-day challenges and how to perform them efficiently with one hand. 24 pages.
The Power of Knowledge. (English = 50-1408; Spanish = 50-1511). Our guide to reducing your chances of having a stroke. Discusses risk factors and how to reduce them.
There's No Filter for the Truth. (50-1503). Our guide to smoking and the risk of stroke.
Together Again. (50-1506). Our guide to intimacy after stroke.
Understanding Changes. (50-1416). Our guide to how stroke affects behavior. $7.00/25. Explains the ways a stroke can affect behavior. Discusses right brain vs. left brain strokes. A great guide for stroke survivors, caregivers, family members, or healthcare professionals. 16 pages.
We're Talking About Women and Stroke. (English = 64-1083; Spanish = 64-1074) $7.80/25. Educates women age 25 to 44 about the seriousness of stroke. Encourages healthy lifestyles.
American Stroke Association Magazines and Newsletters:
A Stroke of Luck. Call 214-373-6300 for information.
Stroke Connection Magazine. $12 for 6 issues per year. Addresses the needs and concerns of stroke survivors, families, and friends. Call 1-888-4-STROKE. Internet: www.americanheart.org
American Stroke Association Videotapes:
AHA Video Series # 1- Stroke: What Every Person Needs to Know. $16. (V501133) .$16. Introduction to the causes, symptoms and effects of strokes, for the general public. 15 minutes.
AHA Video Series #2 - Coming Back: You're Not Alone. (V501134). $16. Provides hope and encouragement to stroke survivors and their families. Explains the physical, emotional and lifestyle changes resulting from stroke; left- and right-brain effects; the role of friends, family, and support groups; and measures to prevent a second stroke. 15 minutes.
AHA Video Series # 3 - Coming Back: A Gift of Caring. (V501135). $16. For family members of stroke survivors. Explains the roles, responsibilities, and needs of the caregivers. 15 minutes.
AHA Video Series #4 - Coming Back: Recovering After A Stroke. (V501137). $16. Healthcare providers can use this video teach the public about the causes, warning signs, and effects of stroke.
Spotlight on Stroke: A Message from Robert Guillaume (10-5207).
Stroke Survivors Workout Video. $8.00. (50-1117). Half-hour workout that can be done standing, using chair for support, or sitting in a chair or wheelchair.