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

Can weak electrical current applied to the skull boost recovery from aphasia?

When people lose their ability to communicate due to brain damage caused by stroke …

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What do most people know about Aphasia? How about you?

A few years ago the Aphasia Institute of Toronto created a video …

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Face to Face with Aphasia symposium

May 13, 2015 Last night’s Face to Face with Aphasia symposium at …

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Aspects of speaking and writing may be handled by different brain areas.

  May 6, 2015 Aphasia does not affect everyone the same way …

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Hodor might have aphasia but persons with aphasia are not “simple-minded”.

April 15, 2015 It is all over the news – Hodor has been …

Living with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)

There are two kinds of Aphasia: the kind that has an identifiable …

Where Every Word is Precious – Arizona Public Media

One typical day in January, Alex was working at her job as …

The gray beyond: A family copes after tragedy – The Washington Post

Thomas “TC” Maslin easily reads to himself the local newspaper or latest …

Losing Speech Ability – My PPA Story

5 years ago I started having problems being understood because of halting …

Brain on Strike

By Ethel Lee-Miller In January 2005 some of my brother-in-law’s brain cells went …