Stroke Impact Scale Download

The Stroke Impact Scale is a copyrighted instrument. A license must be negotiated and executed prior to use.
Contact: Any other inquiries regarding SIS should be directed to Sue M. Lai at

NOTE: You must have Microsoft Access (Office 2003 or higher) to use the SIS database.

There are four steps to acquire the Stroke Impact Scale or SIS16 database:

  1. Print the "SIS agreement - Non-Profit" (3 pages). Read this document and if you are willing to sign this agreement, mail as instructed, and abide by the guidelines, proceed to step two. If you work for or represent a for-profit organization, you will need to contact Sue M. Lai, Ph.D., for more information about registering your use of the Stroke Impact Scale.
  2. Print instructions for downloading, setting up, and using the SIS database
  3. Print the "SIS Guide for Administration" (2 pages, REQUIRES AUTHENTICATION)
  4. Download one of the SIS Database options below (REQUIRES AUTHENTICATION:

Additional Stroke Impact Scale documentation:

SIS 16
SIS 3.0 Patient Instrument
SIS Proxy Instrument (Version 3.0)
SIS Proxy Guide for Administration
SIS International Translations (opens new window)
MAPI Research Institute (opens new window)
MAPI Trust Stroke Impact Scale (opens new window)
ProQolid Stroke Impact Scale & Stroke Toolbox (SIS) (opens new window)

Last modified: Aug 19, 2014