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The Pandemic and Primary Progressive Aphasia

The emails to the NAA started early in the pandemic. The person …

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Peer-Befriending Study and the Impact on Aphasia

Aphasia is stressful, and that stress usually comes on suddenly due to …

may 19 aphasia cafe

Aphasia Cafe: Visual Aphasia

What does aphasia look like? While there can be physical signs after …

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Join Our Monthly PPA Chats

The NAA set up a task force to increase our resources and …

Barbara Martin

A Tribute to Barbara Martin

The Board of the National Aphasia Association (NAA) regrets learning the sad …

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Meet Our New Board Members

The NAA recently welcomed six new board members, a significant expansion to …

Caregiver vs Care Partner

Community Results: Caregiver or Care Partner

Several weeks ago, the NAA posed a question to the community: Which …

Cheryl, Danielle, Julia

Aphasia Threads: Cheryl, Danielle, and Julia

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

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Aphasia Cafe: Helpful Books

What is made out of paper yet strong enough to mentally transport …

Group Conversations

Tips and Tricks for Navigating Group Conversations

Group conversations can be difficult. Competing voices, quickly-moving speech, long stories, and …