In 2005, Janet Amirault, then CEO of Software Consortium in Columbia, MD, suddenly had a terrible headache while at work. When she tried to type, she couldn’t control the fingers on her right hand. She went down the hall to a colleague’s office, put her hands on the keyboard and said, “Nancy, wook,” instead of look. “I just couldn’t put a sentence together,” she says. Doctors immediately diagnosed a stroke. Read more