Aphasia is a communication disorder affecting over
In 2020, yearly number of aphasia cases will
double to 180,000
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Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person's ability to process language, but does not affect intelligence. Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand others.learn more
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The Word Escapes Me: Activities and Therapy
What activities do you like to do? It’s actually a really important question when it comes to your aphasia therapy because building your improvement plan around activities you already like makes therapy a little easier to embrace. In this last installment on Ellayne Ganzfried and Mona Greenfield’s new book, The Word Escapes Me, we’ll be […]
Has Aphasia Changed Your Relationships?
Aphasia can change your relationships. Families need to adjust to a new normal, and friends sometimes drift away when communication becomes time consuming. But the other side is that aphasia leads you to people you would have otherwise never met, from other participants in support groups to members of your therapy team. Moreover, it can […]
The Word Escapes Me: Conversation Topics
It’s difficult to learn a foreign language in a classroom. The introductory phrases covered in textbooks are rarely the ones you need when you go to another country or jump into a conversation. It’s also a little… dull. It’s hard to feel motivated when you’re talking through vocabulary lists. Making speech therapy interesting pops up […]