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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Finding a New Way to Say “I Love You” With Aphasia

Just as aphasia only affects communication––not intelligence, aphasia doesn’t change a person’s …

Aphasia Threads: Wright, Rose, and Taryn

Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view: people …

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Communication Strategies and Primary Progressive Aphasia

The Capital Gazette had a question about primary progressive aphasia in this …

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Aphasia Threads: Debby, Julie, and John

Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view: people …

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Aphasia

Brain injuries turn the familiar unfamiliar. This is the starting point for …

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Aphasia Threads: Doreen, Dave, and Melinda

Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view: people …

Aphasia Choir Gets People Singing (and Speaking!)

Music therapy for aphasia keeps popping up on our site because there …

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Aphasia Threads: Telling Your Aphasia Story

Every aphasia story is woven from three threads. At the heart is …

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Hiding vs. Telling About PPA

Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s family hid her mother’s primary progressive aphasia until they were …

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Aphasia-Friendly Communication Tips

It turns out that aphasia-friendly communication tips are just good communication. The …