The Aphasia Corner

Get the latest news, updates, and tricks from the Lingraphica team. Our clinical, reimbursement, and marketing teams will bring you the most up-to-date information about aphasia, speech therapy, stroke rehabilitation, and communication disorders. Check back often for new content!

Angie Maher

Recent Posts

Success Story: Butch Goodwin Lives an Independent Life Despite Aphasia

On December 6, 2013, Arthur “Butch” Goodwin had a stroke at age 39. With the help of a device from Lingraphica, a loving family, and a determined speech-language pathologist, he's learning to communicate again and meeting his goals.

November is National Caregiver Awareness Month!

November is National Caregiver Awareness Month, and here at Lingraphica, we know the important role that caregivers play in the lives of those who have had a stroke. To honor their efforts and labors of love, we offer a few tips for “taking care of the caregiver.”                                                                                                         

November 15, 2017

Blog, Caregiver

By Angie Maher

Success Story: Rosanne Knapp Takes on Aphasia with a TouchTalk

Two years ago, Rosanne Knapp had a stroke at age 64. With the help of a device from Lingraphica, a loving husband, and a determined speech-language pathologist, she's learning to communicate again. Here is her story.

Lingraphica Staff: 100% SCA-Trained!

During the month of August, Lingraphica’s very own SCA-trained Brianne Kosch, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP, led all staff members through a two-hour workshop on Supported Conversations for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™). Read on to learn more about the staff’s education.

Thomas Broussard, PhD, Makes Aphasia Presentation at Lingraphica

Dr. Thomas Broussard, a stroke survivor, author, and educator, gave a presentation to friends and staff of Lingraphica on Wednesday, June 28. Read on for his stroke and aphasia insights and a video of the presentation.

12 Tips for Successful Communication with a Person Who Has Aphasia

Whether you are a person with aphasia or a loved one/friend, communicating when aphasia is in the mix can be effortful, challenging, and frustrating for all parties involved. Read on to learn about 12 helpful tips to better communication.

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month!

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Join us as we raise awareness of this little known condition that affects up to 40% of stroke survivors.

June 1, 2017

Blog, Aphasia

By Angie Maher

Success Story: Jo Free Communicates 15 Years Post-Stroke

Fifteen years after a massive stroke left her with severe aphasia, Jo Free, at 82, found "freedom" with a device from Lingraphica. Here is her remarkable story of determination and discipline.

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and Stroke Awareness Month!

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, and it's also Stroke Awareness Month! Read on for a few facts, resources, and ways we can raise awareness together!

Success Story: Jack Brunetti Finds a Voice After a PPA Diagnosis

When primary progressive aphasia began to steal his words, Jack Burnetti found new hope in communicating with a device from Lingraphica. Read on for his journey to successful communication.

February 10, 2017

Blog, Aphasia

By Angie Maher

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