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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Celebrate the Small Victories with Aphasia
This past weekend, my husband and I celebrated the fact that I was in a good place with an on-going project. It wasn’t the end of the project — that is a date far off in the future — but it was a moment we could point at as measurably different from the start of […]
The Word Escapes Me: Tackling Aphasia Myths
People with aphasia are silent. People with aphasia can’t communicate at all. Aphasia only affects the old. These myths and more are tackled in chapter three of Ellayne Ganzfried and Mona Greenfield’s new book, The Word Escapes Me. Even professionals come into their first experiences with aphasia holding certain myths in their mind, and it’s […]
Are You Looking for Work With a Job Search After Aphasia?
We were recently asked a common question that is difficult to answer: Which jobs are best for people experiencing aphasia? The person was unable to do their previous job and needed to find alternative employment. This is a common problem for people experiencing aphasia, but this question is difficult to answer because of the individual […]