Because of the communication difficulty that comes with aphasia, it can be a very isolating condition. Taking part in an aphasia support group can help decrease those feelings. At Lingraphica, we've gone one step further! We want to connect aphasia support groups with each other. Read on to find out more!
If you or a loved one has aphasia due to stroke, you may be asking some very important questions. How much speech will I recover? Will my loved one stop progressing after six months or so? Is there anything we can do to help the communication improve? Read on to find out three keys to better communication after stroke.
If your loved one has suffered a stroke and is experiencing some language deficiencies, you may hear your healthcare professional throw around terms like, "Broca's aphasia" or "Wernicke's aphasia," and wonder what these terms mean. Read on to find out about the different types of aphasia.
In July 2005, Michele Mazzoni, had a stroke at age 54. At that time, she worked as a certified nursing assistant at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey. She lived on her own, as her beloved husband had passed away the year before, and all four of her children were grown. She was diagnosed with aphasia and dysarthria, making it very difficult for her to communicate verbally. Michele received some speech therapy, and she began using a communication device in 2006 to help her interact with others and convey her needs.
It's true that the holidays can be really tough for those with aphasia. So much activity, noise, interactions...it can be truly overwhelming. But caregivers can become overwhelmed as well. Read on to find out how you can cope with the stress of the holidays while still fulfilling your role as caregiver.
We receive feedback from customers who use our apps, online therapy, and devices every day. Here are a few testimonials from people like you about their experience with Lingraphica.
Lingraphica proudly announces our latest updates to our device software! Find out what new features we're bringing to the AllTalk, TouchTalk, and MiniTalk.
At the end of October, the Lingraphica User Group in Princeton took our meeting on the road! Find out where we went, what we did, and what our members thought.
Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the Aphasia Community Support Group at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.