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Would you like to share your stroke recovery experience with us?  Would you like to learn more about being a lived experience partner of the Central East Stroke Network?  Contact us at cesn@rvh.on.ca

The recovery experiences of others can be powerful, encouraging and therapeutic to those who are navigating their own stroke recovery journey. The following weblinks are shared to provide hope, inspiration, comfort and courage to individuals with stroke, their caregivers, families and friends.

Ken, a musician who had a stroke when he was 47 years old

Kari, who shares her inspiring and emotional story

Denise and Dave, who speak about the importance of calling 911 to activate the appropriate stroke protocols

Chris and Helen, who share their moving story about adaptation and perseverance

Glen Mccarthy

Stroke Recovery Inspired by Passion For Cycling

Hasnain Mawji

“This is how I give back for my second chance at life…”

Jim’s Story

Jim shares his story of recovery, speaks about the importance of persistence, the role of support groups, and shares advice for individuals with stroke, family and friends.

Tim’s Story

This series of videos covers several topics including the importance of optimism, laughter and staying positive.

Robyn's Story

Robyn lost his sight as a result of 3 strokes. He continues to pursue his passion for photography.

Voices of Brain Injury

Voices of Brain Injury is a Canada-based blog-style publication focusing on the stories of individuals with brain injuries

Post-Stroke Hobbies Exhibition

An on-line exhibition of post stroke hobbies from throughout the world that can provide hope and inspiration for persons with stroke, caregivers and stroke care providers.

An exhibit to showcase participants’ photographs and celebrate their accomplishments. Hope this will be a source of inspiration to others who may be navigating their own recovery journey!

The Ability Boat

Getting people with disabilities fishing again!

Looking for local community resources? Please visit the links below for more information:

Central East Line
Central Health Line
NSM Health Line