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

best posts from 2020

Best of 2020 Booklet

The National Aphasia Association had an incredibly busy 2020. What have we …

marking time

How Do You Track Time?

During a recent Aphasia Cafe chat, we had a moment of perfect …

holidays

Connecting Over the Holidays (While Staying Safe)

The holidays look a little… okay, A LOT… different this year. The …

Giving Tuesday

Here’s What the NAA Accomplished in 2020

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

December 16 Aphasia Cafe

Aphasia Cafe: Creative Ways to Connect Over the Holidays

There are millions of articles out there giving tips on how to …

Starleen, Stephanie, Mary

Aphasia Threads: Starleen, Stephanie, and Mary

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

primary progressive aphasia

The ABCs of PPA: Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia

While primary progressive aphasia (PPA) may be the rarest form of aphasia, …

aphasia champions

Our Community Is Filled with Aphasia Champions

You do amazing things. You set up mini golf fundraising events, write …

Brain Research

New Research for Alzheimer’s Disease Uses a Common Aphasia Test

A test commonly used to diagnose aphasia is helping researchers detect early …

November 18 Aphasia Cafe

Aphasia Cafe: Marking Time

Everyone has important dates they mark on their personal calendar and use …