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Tools and Resources

Strokes are life-altering events for both the patient and his or her family. Information about stroke as well as how to recover from one or prevent another one and available support services will help patients and their families navigate uncharted territory.

Support groups

Brain Injury Support

Support group for survivors, caregivers, family members and friends.

Contacts:

Jo Ann Lierman, RNC, PHD
913-588-0060 or 913-588-9070
jlierman@kumc.edu

Dolly Wood, OOTA/L
913-588-6945
dwood@kumc.edu

Location

The University of Kansas Hospital
Wyandotte Room

Time

Second Tuesday of every month
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Cost

No registration or fee required.

Aphasia Support

Support group for individuals interested in improving and maintaining their communication skills.

Contacts

Susan Jackson (Speech-Language pathologist)
913-588-5937

Location

Antioch Library at The University of Kansas Hospital

Time

First, third or fifth Mondays of the month.
Cost: $20 for six sessions

Please call 913-588-1227 to register.

Brain Aneurysm Support

Support group for survivors, family members, caregivers and friends.

Contact

Nancy Sullivan
Clinical nurse coordinator
913-945-6436

Location

University of Kansas Clinical Research Center
4350 Shawnee Mission Pkwy.
Fairway Office Park
Fairway, KS 66205

Time

Second Tuesday of each month
6-7:00 p.m.

Cost

No fee required.