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!

6 Tips for Navigating the Holidays with Aphasia

The holiday season has arrived at Lingraphica, and we would like to share a few tips for navigating the holidays with people living with aphasia or other communication disorders, as well as their loved ones. Keep reading to learn more.                                                                                                 

SmallTalk App Spotlight: Letters, Numbers, Colors

 

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®.

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. 2.4-4.1 million people are currently living with aphasia in North America. 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.

10 Tips For Communicating with Someone Who Has Aphasia

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.

SmallTalk App Spotlight: Pain Scale

 

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®. At Lingraphica, we understand that a communication device may not be a good fit for everyone. This is why we offer a number of products, services and apps for free! We want to be a resource for anyone working hard to improve a speech or cognitive impairment.

SmallTalk App Spotlight: Intensive Care

 

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®. At Lingraphica, we understand that a communication device may not be a good fit for everyone. This is why we offer a number of products, services and apps for free! We want to be a resource for anyone working hard to improve a speech or cognitive impairment.

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.

Lingraphica Celebrates Two Years of TalkPath News and 2,000 News Stories!

Two years ago, Lingraphica launched our free news and information service, TalkPath News. More than 2,000 stories later, we’ve learned that people with aphasia have a passion for news and information!

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.

SmallTalk App Spotlight: Common Phrases

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®.

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