Know Stroke, Act F.A.S.T.

Know Stroke ACT


This program provides an overview of the signs of stroke, using the F.A.S.T. tool. Active participation is encouraged with an interactive online game to identify stroke signs, risk factors and the importance of calling 911.

What Is F.A.S.T.?

F.A.S.T. stands for Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulties and Time to call emergency services. It is a tool for quick observation to help detect if someone is having a stroke. If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 911 or emergency medical services immediately.


  • Everyone needs to be prepared in an emergency
  • Stroke awareness will help teachers and children identify individuals experiencing strokes and increase their chances of survival
  • Strokes happen at any age, including to children and teens

What We Teach

  • An overview of strokes
  • How to use the F.A.S.T. tool
  • How to handle emergency situations

What We Provide

  • A question-and-answer time
  • An interactive presentation with our knowledgeable speakers

Details of the Program

  • Target Grades: 3rd thru 12th
  • Length of Program: 45-60 minutes
  • This program can be modified and presented to adults

Contact UsSafe Kids Broward County

Our Partners in Education Programs are coordinated by Memorial Community Relations. Please call 954-276-1250 for more information or complete this form to request a program.