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

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Explaining Aphasia to Other People

The definition of aphasia is straightforward: Aphasia is a communication disorder that …

LaDonna, Melissa, Brooke

Aphasia Threads: LaDonna, Melissa, and Brooke

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

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Group Aphasia Threads: What People with Aphasia Want You to Know (Part III)

While the Aphasia Threads project brings together the stories of people with …

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Aphasia Cafe: Resolutions

The year is winding down, and we’re looking ahead to 2020. What …

2019

Best of 2019 Booklet

The National Aphasia Association had an incredibly busy 2019. What have we …

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Aphasia in the News

Aphasia keeps popping up in the news––either in personal stories as individuals …

Bruce, Krysti, and Amanda

Aphasia Threads: Bruce, Krysti, and Amanda

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

December 18 Aphasia Cafe

Aphasia Cafe: Food and Recipes

Prepare to get hungry. (Or eat before the chat!) This time, we’re …

Family Gatherings and Aphasia

Big family gatherings can be happy but difficult events for people with …

Giving Tuesday

Here’s What the NAA Accomplished in 2019

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is our favourite holiday: Giving Tuesday. It’s a …