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.

News and Updates

The many hats of a caregiver

November 16, 2015 After a severe stroke left my mom with disabilities …

Wife’s Aphasia: For all the hardships, I am grateful that she is still with us

November 13, 2015 December 10, 2013. I returned home from working 3rd …

Celebrating caregivers

November, 2015 November is Caregivers Month and the National Aphasia Association will focus its news …

Cultivating a Supportive Aphasia Community

October 29, 2015 By Eileen Hunsaker, MS CCC-SLP, CBIS Aphasia Center at …

Aphasia support communities are also for caregivers!

September 30, 2015 Last week we began a series of posts in which …

Learning to speak – relating sounds to meaning

September 24, 2015 How do infants learn that when their mothers say …

Great tips on starting a support group

September 21, 2015 Many people write to us with questions about how …

The Legacy of Oliver Sacks

The aphasia world has lost one of its foremost and longest advocates.  …

Whistled Turkish tickles both sides of the brain – Science Magazine

In a mountainous region in Turkey, the local population communicates through whistling, …

How to spot and deal with speech loss – The Globe and Mail

It can be especially difficult when it comes to diagnosing a loved …