Hope in one hemisphere!

The Hemispherectomy Foundation Australia is a not-for-profit incorporated organisation and a registered health promotion charity.

This site is operated by a growing group of parents and friends of children who have undergone the radical surgery known as hemispherectomy to remove or disconnect half their brain, literally, in order to attempt to rid them of the intractable seizures that plague their lives.

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March 30, 2019 Natalie Hood-Bourke 1965-2019

On 20 March 2019, we lost our committee member and past President, Natalie Hood-Bourke.  Natalie was our President from 2014-16 and was...

January 25, 2017 The Brain Recovery Project

Read more about about research being conducted by the US Brain Recovery Project to develop best practice rehabilitation protocols for hemispherectomy children....