I Have Aphasia

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Aphasia is challenging, isolating, and frustrating. Here you can find information to help you better understand aphasia, typical treatments, and assistive technology options. You are not alone: over one million people in the U.S. have aphasia.

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Sharon Stone

Profiles of Aphasia: Sharon Stone

You probably remember her from Basic Instinct, captivating her questioners while answering …

information overload

Information Overload and Medical Decisions

Information overload is a real problem. Before the Internet, if you wanted …

Lotje Sodderland

Being Okay with the Difference, My Beautiful Broken Brain, Part 4

Lotje tries many things to get back to her old style of …

Randy Travis

Profiles of Aphasia: Randy Travis

It has been four years since Randy Travis’s stroke, and while he …

My Beautiful Broken Brain

Recording Your Life, My Beautiful Broken Brain, Part 3

Lotje became obsessed with recording her recovery after the stroke. She filmed …

TODAY show

Aphasia on the TODAY Show

Aphasia was recently the topic of discussion on the TODAY show when …

My Beautiful Broken Brain

Living Situations: My Beautiful Broken Brain, Part 2

Lotje’s living situation had to change after her stroke. She went through …

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The Stuff We Take for Granted: My Beautiful Broken Brain, Part 1

Words are something we take for granted. But all of that changed …

Dick Clark

Profiles of Aphasia: Dick Clark

It doesn’t feel quite like New Year’s Eve without Dick Clark. The …

hodor

Does Hodor from Game of Thrones Have Aphasia?

Game of Thrones just ended its 7th season, leaving fans until 2019 …