Youth Stroke Toolkits

Be a stroke hero with these toolkits because 80% of all strokes are preventable

Stroke Toolkits for Kids

Stroke is the No. 5 killer of all Americans, responsible for nearly one in 20 deaths.

Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. 

It's also the leading cause of long-term disability.

The good news is that 80 percent of strokes are preventable.

That is why we need your help! By utilizing these resources in your classroom, you can help teach children of all ages how to prevent a stroke, the signs and symptoms of stroke and what to do in an emergency. Prevention is the key and we need you!

Start here with these Teacher Talking Points(link opens in new window) and Lesson Plans.

 

Elementary Stroke Toolkit*

Please download and save to your computer for full access to the attachments.
(link opens in new window)Youth Stroke Education Toolkit - Elementary School

Includes:

  • Brain-healthy diet
  • Guide for eating less sodium (English and Spanish)
  • Rainbow diet coloring page
  • Brain health puzzles
  • Grocery shopping guide
  • F.A.S.T. Coloring Page
  • Write a silly story
  • Stroke Hero Quiz and more!

 

Middle School Stroke Toolkit*

Please download and save to your computer for full access to the attachments.
Youth Stroke Education Toolkit - Middle School(link opens in new window)

Includes:

  • NBA All-Star Paul George video
  • Brain-healthy diet
  • Guide for eating less sodium (English and Spanish)
  • Brain health puzzles
  • F.A.S.T. Song by New Orleans Hip-Hop artist Dee 1
  • Life's Simple 7 for Kids
  • Stroke Hero Quiz and more!
 

High School Stroke Toolkit*

Please download and save to your computer for full access to the attachments.
Click here for High School Stroke Toolkit(link opens in new window)

Includes:

  • NBA All-Star Paul George video
  • Brain-healthy diet
  • Quiz - how to keep a teen brain in shape for years
  • Brain-healthy drinks
  • Guide for eating less sodium (English and Spanish)
  • Bonus: what is a food desert?
  • Teenage stroke survivors share their stories
  • Shareable social media posts
  • Stroke Hero Quiz and more!

*Please note, these PDFs may take a moment to open/ download as the files are large file.