The Aphasia Corner

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The Four Most Common Questions About Aphasia

Every year more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke. Of this number, 25 to 40 percent acquire aphasia. Most people don’t know they have it or even how to explain it. With more than 30 years of experience serving the aphasia community, we’re answering some of the most common questions we're asked about aphasia.

What to Expect When You're Not Expecting Aphasia

Aphasia is an acquired neurogenic language disorder resulting from a stroke or brain injury; it impacts a person's ability to process, use, and understand language. Any aphasia can cause frustration and stress, certainly for individuals living with it, but also for his or her caregiver. An aphasia diagnosis is unplanned, unexpected, and frustrating, but it’s not hopeless.

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