Life changes suddenly after a stroke. Survivors often face a new reality consisting of difficulty walking, talking, and caring for themselves. As such, caregivers including a spouse, a neighbor, or a grandchild typically step in to administer care and handle household chores for the survivor. While adjustment is difficult for the person with aphasia, it can taxing on the family too.
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Today is the first day of Aphasia Awareness Month! We're excited to partner with two non-profit organizations supporting aphasia, AphasiaAccess and the National Aphasia Association, for a special advocacy campaign called: "Finding Words." The campaign aims to raise awareness of aphasia by collecting user-generated stories with the prompt, what one word would you use to describe aphasia and why? Lingraphica and its partners are encouraging all individuals touched by aphasia to submit their answers to this question.
Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects a person’s ability to process and use language. It is a neurological condition caused by damage to the portions of the brain responsible for language, and it does not affect intelligence.
Experiencing a stroke is a life-changing event. Whether it’s you or a family member, you probably have a lot of questions about life after a stroke and treatment options. This is normal.
Clinicians, medical professionals, and speech-language pathologists are beginning to quantify patients' progress with numbers, data, and metrics. The trend towards showing improvement or progress is driven by data.
Wow - it's hard to believe another amazing ASHA Convention is in the books! The Mile High City was packed with 14,008 speech-language pathologists (SLPs), audiologists, clinicians, and other speech professionals for five days, and the energy was truly unlimited. Here are some of the highlights.
We're excited to announce YappGuru is joining the Lingraphica team at our ASHA booth #332.
Joe Greenhouse is a successful businessman and engineer. He is a proud alumnus of the University of Illinois and the University of Pennsylvania.
We're excited to announce our latest TalkPath product, TalkPath News is now available for Android and Apples device users! Not only is TalkPath News Lingraphica's first Android app, it's also the result of a long-held dream to help adults with aphasia and other speech disorders enjoy the news.