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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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 …

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Does Hodor from Game of Thrones Have Aphasia?

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

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Last Conversations and Aphasia

Most people do not know that their last fluid conversation is going …

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Blue Banana and Other Aphasia Blogs

Personal accounts about aphasia usually come after the person has recovered. You …

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Surgery After Aphasia

Six months into Lauren Marks’s aphasia recovery following an aneurysm, she learns …

Glen Campbell

Profiles of Aphasia: Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell was the Rhinestone Cowboy. When he died on August 8th, …

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Sign Language and Aphasia

One of the first questions I asked when learning about aphasia was …

Kirk Douglas

Profiles of Aphasia: Kirk Douglas

People with aphasia are in good company. We’ve been covering well-known people …