Paediatric hospital and/or rehabilitation links

The following sites may be helpful in finding information on medical and rehabilitation services in your child’s area.  If you can’t find the information you need, you could also try contacting your local community health centre, children’s hospital or local government office.

New South Wales &  Australian Capital Territory

The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.


Queensland Paediatric Rehabiliation Service at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane

Queensland Health – Community Child Health Service


The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and

Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service by region

Department of Human Services

South Australia

The Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide

Novita Children’s Services

North Territory

Northern Territory Government – Children, Youth and Families

Western Australia

Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth


Department of Health and Human Services – Disability Services

Headway Support Services

Allied Health Professional Associations:

Allied Health Professions Australia

Speech Pathology Australia

Occupational Therapy Australia

Australian Association of Social Workers

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Australian Psychological Society Ltd

Other useful websites / fact sheets:

Association for Children with a Disability (Australia)

Strokidz (Childhood Stroke Family Support Group) (Australia)

Disability Information and Resource Centre (Australia)

Hemi-Help (UK)

Childhood Stroke & Hemiplegia Association (USA)

Kids Have Strokes (USA)

Care After Stroke in Chilhood (UK) (booklet)

Stroke in Children fact sheet (UK)

Stroke and Children (UK)

Paediatric Stroke Network Inc. (USA)

Chronic Illness Alliance (Australia)

International Alliance for Pediatricstroke (USA)


While Strokidz do not advocate to any groups listed, our members have found them to be informative and professional.

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