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A type of Primary Progressive Aphasia is caused by dementia plaques that affect left side of the brain

March 10, 2016 Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a rare neurological syndrome …

How to spread the word about your support group – more tips

February 24, 2016 We asked our NAA affiliates who have registered as …

How to spread the word about your support group

February 22, 2016 We asked our NAA affiliates who have registered as …

Valentine’s Day with Aphasia

February 14, 2016 For this Valentine’s Day, we collected love stories from …

Shaping the lips, placing the tongue, positioning the jaw – how we produce the right speech sounds

February 5, 2016 An article that came out in The Atlantic last …

The brain’s implicit knowledge of grammar is important for understanding spoken language

In certain types of aphasia such as Broca’s aphasia, also known as …

A memorial service for Harvey N. Alter, former NAA president

January 12, 2016 Harvey N. Alter, a former President of the National Aphasia Association …

The top 10 aphasia stories of 2015

Before you bid good bye to 2015, we thought you might want …

Welcome to our new Affiliates!

We would like to welcome our new affiliates who have joined the …

Thanksgiving with Aphasia

November 23, 2015 Remembering the Thanklist Thanksgiving is a time for indulgent feasts, …