The Medical Dilemma of Childhood Strokes

The Medical Dilemma of Childhood Strokes

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.

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.

Guests

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.

Jonathan Dienst

a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York whose son had a stroke.

Dr. Rebecca Ichord

Director of the Pediatric Stroke Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Victoria Dienst

mother of Jared, Nicole and Teddy Dienst, her son Jared had a stroke at the age of seven.

Jared Dienst

had a stroke at the age of seven

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