Aphasia

App launches to support the creative writing of people with aphasia – City, University of London

City, University of London researchers and people with aphasia have created the MakeWrite app to support users…

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Virgin Trains launch communication cards for passengers with ‘invisible disabilities’ – Evening Standard

An initiative helping passengers with communication difficulties has launched on Virgin Trains. JAM cards, which can be presented…

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Bath Man Receives Award For His Courage And Determination From Stroke Association – Indy Online

A BATH man has received a highly commended ‘Life After Stroke Award’ from the Stroke Association in…

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How a daughter turned her mother’s decline into the impressive Sundance short ‘Sundowners’ – Los Angeles Times

The writer Robert Greenfield is one of my oldest friends, someone who’s made me laugh and made…

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Aphasia sufferers sing to overcome language loss. – ABC News

Aphasia sufferers use music to bypass the language centre of the brain, which has been affected by…

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I am proof that with the right care, some stroke survivors can thrive – Metro

It was hard to bring myself to watch Care, the BBC drama about a struggling single mother…

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Assistive Technology to Help Students with Aphasia Succeed Academically – The Tech Edvocate

Students who suffer from aphasia have a significantly impaired ability to understand or communicate with those around…

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Stroke and tumour survivors join aphasia befriending service – The Argus

NICOLE MUNN, a mother of three, was brushing her two-year-old son’s teeth when she fell to the…

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‘Sing It For Stroke Awareness’ brings fun into education on strokes and aphasia – UPMatters.com

Stroke survivor and Founder of Spread Goodness Day, Anna Dravland has created a day to raise awareness…

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NSSHLA screens aphasia doc – The Southern News

Documentary film “Speechless,” was screened Thursday by members of Southern’s undergraduate chapter of the National Student Speech-Language…

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HEATHER’S BLOG – CHEERING ON THE ‘JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS’ AT WEMBLEY STADIUM

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Robotic Arm May Help to Rehabilitate Chronic Stroke Victims, Finds New Study – NYU

This new research was led Adam Buchwald, associate professor of communicative sciences and disorders at NYU Steinhardt’s…

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‘One stroke took my speech away – I think another brought it back’ – BBC News

Peter lost his ability to speak after a stroke four years ago, at the age of 73….

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HEATHER’S BLOG– Joys of public transport to London & my talk on assistance animals

  So, yesterday I was asked if I would like…

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New group to help people with communications issues after stroke – Bournemouth Echo

FINDING yourself unable to speak or communicate properly can be one of the most upsetting results of…

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Aphasia Cafe at BITMOs GATE – South Leeds Life

Aphasia is a condition that may occur after a brain injury, and most commonly from a stroke…

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Hungerford theatre group’s special performance for 37-year-old stroke victim – Newbury Weekly News Group

THE Community of Hungerford Theatre Company is staging a special one-off performance in aid of a former…

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Aphasia has an impact on one’s ability to communicate – The Columbian

What if you wanted to speak but couldn’t string together recognizable words? What if someone spoke to…

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Belfast singing classes aim to help stroke survivors speak again – Belfast Live

A singing project being piloted across Belfast is hoping to help stroke survivors to speak again. East Belfast…

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Therapy helps patients speak – The Yorkshire Post

Sue Hutchings suffered a stroke four years ago which left her strugglnig to communicate. “I find it…

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