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.

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Brian, Karen, Allison

Aphasia Threads: Brian, Karen, and Allison

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

treat aphasia

How Do You Treat Aphasia?

The next time someone asks you, “But how do you treat aphasia?” …

Chrissy, Kevin, Alissa

Aphasia Threads: Chrissy, Kevin, and Alissa

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

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Women and Stroke Symptoms

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five …

Phil, Lisa, Harry

Aphasia Threads: Phil, Lisa, and Harry

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

love

Finding a New Way to Say “I Love You” With Aphasia

Just as aphasia only affects communication––not intelligence, aphasia doesn’t change a person’s …

Aphasia Threads: Wright, Rose, and Taryn

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

speech therapy

Communication Strategies and Primary Progressive Aphasia

The Capital Gazette had a question about primary progressive aphasia in this …

aphasia threads

Aphasia Threads: Debby, Julie, and John

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

traumatic brain injury

Traumatic Brain Injury and Aphasia

Brain injuries turn the familiar unfamiliar. This is the starting point for …