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!

Work Out Your Words: A Stroke Survivor Fitness Class

 

 

 

 

 

 


For someone who has survived a stroke, getting regular exercise is vitally important. Standard fitness options may not be available or accessible, so
Stroke Survivor Fitness classes were developed to accommodate a stroke survivor’s specific physical, neural, and emotional challenges.

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!

Got Social Media in your Support Group?

Not being able to speak is not the same thing as not having anything to say. For many, living with aphasia equates to a constant struggle for communication, and social isolation can be a primary concern for people with communication and/or mobility challenges. Engaging with online communities such as news sites and social media allows people with aphasia to connect to one another and to the rest of the world, offering an otherwise unavailable outlet and channel of communication. With these challenges in mind, Lingraphica created the TalkPath News Facebook group: a social media networking group for stroke survivors, people living with aphasia, their family members, and professionals in the field.

Success Story: Speech Therapist Robin Hintz Gives Big Praise for SmallTalk Apps

Robin Hintz is a 12-year speech-language pathologist in Minneapolis, MN, who works with adult clients who have language and swallowing disorders due to acquired brain injury. She tried Lingraphica's family of apps several years ago with her clients, and she's been a big fan ever since.

Aphasia Spotlight: The Aphasia Conversation Lab

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 Conversation Lab in Beaumont, Texas and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.

Success Stories from Communication Device Users: Vol. 2

One of the best parts of working for a company whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people is not only seeing that happen, but telling those stories so that others may have hope. At Lingraphica, we have the privilege of hearing some incredible stories of people who have regained their voice after stroke, disease, or injury. Here are four from 2017.

Aphasia Spotlight: Fredericksburg Area Support Group Offers Education and Friendship

Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the Fredericksburg Area Support Group in Virginia and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.

Best Blogs of 2017

Happy New Year! We're excited to see what 2018 has in store for Lingraphica and our friends. But before we look ahead to the new year, let's take a look back at 2017. We've put together a list of the top five most popular blog posts from the year, based on total views and clicks. Keep reading to see which posts made the list!

SmallTalk App Spotlight: Frases de Conversación (Conversation Phrases in Spanish)

This is a series of blogs that will feature our free SmallTalk apps available for the iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® on the App Store®.

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.

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