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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aphasia threads

Aphasia Threads: Doreen, Dave, and Melinda

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

Aphasia Choir Gets People Singing (and Speaking!)

Music therapy for aphasia keeps popping up on our site because there …

aphasia threads

Aphasia Threads: Telling Your Aphasia Story

Every aphasia story is woven from three threads. At the heart is …

hiding

Hiding vs. Telling About PPA

Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s family hid her mother’s primary progressive aphasia until they were …

communication tips

Aphasia-Friendly Communication Tips

It turns out that aphasia-friendly communication tips are just good communication. The …

signs

Looking for Signs

Kimberly Williams-Paisley looks for signs from the universe that everything will be …

Communication Connection

Affiliate Highlight: Communication Connection

This is the final post in our affiliate highlight series. This time, …

Aphasia Group of Middle Tennessee

Affiliate Highlight: Aphasia Group of Middle Tennessee

We’re continuing with our affiliate highlight series, this time turning our eye …

resolutions

Resolutions and Aphasia

2018 is winding down. At the NAA, we’re already thinking about our …

Global Speech and Swallow

Affiliate Highlight: Global Speech and Swallow

We’re continuing with our affiliate highlight series, this time turning our eye …