Guest Host: Katty Kay

Strokes don’t just affect the old – they are the sixth leading cause of death in children and infants. The story of a family whose seven-year-old son survived a stroke…and a look at the medical and rehabilitation treatments available.

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  • Jared Dienst had a stroke at the age of seven
  • Victoria Dienst mother of Jared, Nicole and Teddy Dienst, her son Jared had a stroke at the age of seven.
  • Dr. Rebecca Ichord Director of the Pediatric Stroke Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Jonathan Dienst a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York whose son had a stroke.
  • Dr. David Salsberg Director of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology at the Hassenfeld Children’s Center and The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation at New York University Langone Medical Center.

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