The Aphasia Center at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago offers:

Weekly Aphasia Community Groups and Classes

  • Book Club, Conversation Group, and a variety of other classes to support communication and life participation

Intensive Aphasia Treatment Program

Opportunities to participate in Aphasia Research Studies

  • Research Intensive Aphasia Program.  The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is conducting a research study that will help us understand how to better schedule speech and language therapy.
    If you should qualify, you will receive 60 hours of speech and language therapy.
    Therapy will be scheduled for either:
    a) three weeks (4 hours a day, 5 days a week for 3 weeks) or
    b) fifteen weeks (2 hours a day, 2 days a week for 15 weeks).
    For more information, please contact the Center for Aphasia Research and Treatment at 312-238-6163 or e-mail Edie Babbitt at at [email protected].org.
  • Computer Teatment Study. We are currently looking for participants with aphasia for a treatment study of two or four weeks.  The purpose is to compare different schedules of learning.The study involves 90 minutes of practice at home on a computer, 6 days a week for two weeks, or 3 days a week for four weeks. Computer skills are NOT necessary. We’ll loan you a laptop to take home, and most of your practicing will be there.If you’re interested in learning more or have any questions, please let us know.Please email Roz Kaye ([email protected] ) or Rachel Hitch ([email protected] ), or call us at (312) 238-6163.

Aphasia Treatment Software products for sale

Annual Aphasia Day celebration in June (sample Program)

 

Contact

  • 345 E Superior Street, Suite 1353
  • 60611
  • 312-238-6163
  • [email protected]
  • http://www.ric.org/research/research-centers--programs/aphasia/