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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That's a Fact

That’s a Fact! Quick Tips for Aphasia-Friendly Communication (Part Two)

To wrap up our Communication Tips quiz, we’re rounding up aphasia-friendly communication …

That's a Fact

That’s a Fact! Quick Tips for Aphasia-Friendly Communication (Part One)

We are grateful that so many people took our Communication Tips quiz …

theater

Theater and Aphasia

Theater or drama therapy is used to treat aphasia. In one case, …

Sandy, Dawn, Bri

Aphasia Threads: Sandy, Dawn, and Bri

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

Dance

Dance and Aphasia

We’ve often written about using music therapy with aphasia, but we’ve never …

Michael, Eileen, Emily

Aphasia Threads: Michael, Eileen, and Emily

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

Creative Writing

Creative Writing and Aphasia

Creative writing and storytelling both use words. Lots of words. But that …

A New Brain Implant Can Convert Neural Signals to Speech, But Can It Help People With Aphasia?

You probably already heard about the new brain implant that can convert …

John, Darryl, Donna

Aphasia Threads: John, Darryl, and Donna

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

Visual Art

Visual Art and Aphasia

Visual art has always had a home in aphasia treatment beginning with …