Aphasia in the News

Christopher Durang’s Aphasia Announcement: an Explanation of PPA

One person’s aphasia announcement can open the door for another person to …

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After an Aphasia Diagnosis: What Happens Next?

Yesterday’s aphasia announcement for Bruce Willis stirred many emotions in our board …

Aphasia in the News

The Pandemic and Primary Progressive Aphasia

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

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Join Our Monthly PPA Chats

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

March 12 Chat

Aphasia Cafe: Primary Progressive Aphasia Chat

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) differs from other forms of aphasia, which is …

Brain Research

Primary Progressive Aphasia Causes Language—Not Memory—Loss

The recent issue (January 13, 2021) of the journal Neurology contains research …

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A Community Comes Together Around Primary Progressive Aphasia

As President and CEO of the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce, Chad Amond’s …

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Aphasia Threads: Phil, Lisa, and Harry

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

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Communication Strategies and Primary Progressive Aphasia

The Capital Gazette had a question about primary progressive aphasia in this …

A Diagnosis of Primary Progressive Aphasia? What to Expect…

Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is caused by the gradual degeneration of brain …