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Big Sky Aphasia Program

The mission of the Big Sky Aphasia Program (BSAP) at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana is to provide a center for aphasia rehabilitation, to foster a community for individuals living with aphasia in Montana, and to train student clinicians in the health professions. We are the only rehabilitation center in the state of Montana that focuses on living with aphasia. We are the only aphasia rehabilitation center with expertise in clinical aphasiology, thus providing a context for interprofessional clinical care, student training, and research.

The Big Sky Aphasia Program offers assessment, individual treatment, individual tele-health, free, drop-in aphasia groups and clubs, caregiver support groups and caregiver group counseling, and intensive comprehensive aphasia programs (ICAPs). All services are delivered by graduate student clinicians in the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, & Occupational Sciences under the direct supervision of state-licensed and nationally-certified speech-language pathologists with expertise in aphasia management.

University of Maryland Hearing and Speech Clinic

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The University of Maryland Hearing and Speech Clinic offers a variety of opportunities for people with aphasia, their family and friends. This includes individual therapy, aphasia groups, research, education, communication partner training and more.

We are currently recruiting for a Therapy study for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Check our the flyer tVNS recuitment flyer or visit the study website https://hesp.umd.edu/clinic/tvns

 

Visit our site for more information https://hesp.umd.edu/clinic/aphasia

Lakisha Dawkins M.A. CCC-SLP

Mobile speech therapy services conveniently in the client’s natural communication environment.

Aphasia Book Club

The Aphasia Book Club in Howard County, MD is starting a new session this fall!

Who?

Any person with Aphasia who enjoys reading and connecting with others! Phrase level reading or above works best.

When?

Register now (limited to 8 participants)!

Group runs Mondays at 1:00 PM

September 16th – November 4th

 Where?

Claret Hall

6020 Daybreak Cir

Clarksville, MD 21029

Cost?

$200 for the 8-week session, includes all materials

How to sign up?

Contact Julie Rowlett, Speech Language Pathologist

[email protected]

www.neurorehabnetwork.org

410-645-1001

Rachel Anderson, M.S. CF-SLP

I currently work at a private pediatric clinic, though I have also enjoyed working and advocating for clients with aphasia. While I do not interact daily with clients with aphasia, I still would like to stay connected and be able to help in that community. I have worked with great groups of clients with aphasia and saw the importance of having a strong support system and knowing your resources, so I would love to be able to help in that.

Great Wall Acupuncture

Great Wall Acupuncture is an acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic that serves the Chicagoland area. The clinic offers treatment for aphasia and other neurologic disorders. Please visit our website at https://gwacupuncture.com/.

Northwestern University Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

The Northwestern Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease has research, support groups, and provides clinical care to persons with primary progressive aphasia and related conditions. For more information, please visit www.brain.northwestern.edu.

Concord/Charlotte Aphasia Support Group

Newly established aphasia support group for the Concord/Charlotte area! Please join us to help create a supportive group for survivors with aphasia and their family and caregivers.

We meet the second Wednesday of the month at Carolinas Rehabilitation – NorthEast in Concord, NC from 2:00PM to 3:30PM. We meet on the first floor of the rehab, right next to the Garden Cafe.

Address: 487 Lake Concord Road, Concord, NC 28025

Facilitator: Mallory Moore, M.A. CCC-SLP

Aphasia Support Group – CarolinaEast Medical Center

What: CarolinaEast Rehabilitation Hospital is offering a support group for people affected by aphasia, or loss of expressive and/or receptive language, following stroke or other brain injury.

When: First Monday of each month, at 12 noon in the CarolinaEast Rehabilitation Hospital conference room.

Who: Those affected by aphasia as well as any family members, caregivers, friends that would like to join. The group session will be led by a speech-language pathologist.

Please join us for an opportunity to improve communication skills, provide and receive support, and enjoy socialization. Refreshments provided.

 

Hope After Stroke for Caregivers and Survivors: The Holistic Guide to Getting Your Life Back

 

Hope After Stroke is an easy-to-read, essential and evidence-based resource guide filled with stories of successful stroke “thrivers”  that will empower caregivers and survivors  at each step of recovery. You will learn simple practical tools and strategies to use in the hospital, upon homecoming,  re-entering your community and workplace. Hope After Stroke will help you find the hope, certainty and resolve needed for recovery.

You will discover how to:

  • Implement simple strategies and routines to develop resourcefulness and the mindset needed for long-term recovery
  • Communicate more easily and effectively even with aphasia
  • Establish daily practices to improve memory
  • Activate and apply the five known qualities successful Thrivers use to recover and find meaning and purpose in their lives after stroke
  • Reduce or eliminate anxiety without medication, residential settings, clinics, home care and finally back into the community and workplace.
  • Develop rituals of self-care that are scientifically proven to improve brain function and overall wellbeing
  • Ask candid questions about sex and seek resources for sexual issues post stroke
  • Seek and obtain the best rehabilitative services by effectively communicating with insurance providers, doctors and therapists to maximize recovery and much, much more!

 

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