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

Primary progressive aphasia is not Alzheimer’s

April 4, 2016 Many people find it confusing to distinguish between Primary Progressive …

My Beautiful Broken Brain

Image Credit: mybeautifulbrokenbrain.com March 22, 2016 My Beautiful Broken Brain is an intensely personal …

A type of Primary Progressive Aphasia is caused by dementia plaques that affect left side of the brain

March 10, 2016 Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a rare neurological syndrome …

How to spread the word about your support group – more tips

February 24, 2016 We asked our NAA affiliates who have registered as …

How to spread the word about your support group

February 22, 2016 We asked our NAA affiliates who have registered as …

Valentine’s Day with Aphasia

February 14, 2016 For this Valentine’s Day, we collected love stories from …

Shaping the lips, placing the tongue, positioning the jaw – how we produce the right speech sounds

February 5, 2016 An article that came out in The Atlantic last …

The brain’s implicit knowledge of grammar is important for understanding spoken language

In certain types of aphasia such as Broca’s aphasia, also known as …

The top 10 aphasia stories of 2015

Before you bid good bye to 2015, we thought you might want …

Welcome to our new Affiliates!

We would like to welcome our new affiliates who have joined the …