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!

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.

Holiday Traditions from Lingraphica's Aphasia User Group

When Lingraphica's Aphasia User Group met on December 9, our discussion eventually turned to the topic of favorite holiday traditions. Here's what a few members warmly recalled.

December 15, 2016

Blog, Caregiver, Aphasia

By Angie Maher

Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Key points, backed by research, to put your mind at ease about AAC

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and medical health professionals recommending a speech-generating or communication device often encounter questions from caregivers about the research supporting the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Giving Thanks for Caregivers Around the World

Each year more Americans are caring for a loved one with a chronic condition or disability. Today there are as many as 90 million family caregivers in the United States. The Pew Research Center estimates that four in 10 adults in the U.S. are caring for an adult or child with significant health issues. These statistics grow higher every year, which makes National Caregivers Month even more significant.

November 25, 2013

Blog, Caregiver

By Kevin Self

A Caregiver’s Story: The Bond that Forms

As part of Caregiver Awareness Month, Lingraphica will feature a caregiver’s story each week throughout November. Help us celebrate these stories and people by providing feedback to these posts.

A Caregiver’s Story: In Sickness and in Health

My name is Ed. I am 75 years old and have been married to my wife, Lucy, for 52 years. I am also a full-time caregiver for Lucy, and have been since she had her stroke in May 1998 — only one year after I retired.

November 21, 2012

Blog, Caregiver

By Lingraphica

It's Time to Honor You - The Caregiver

November is National Caregiver Awareness month. In honor of caregivers everywhere, Lingraphica would like to recognize and celebrate what you do — day-in and day-out.
November 12, 2012

Blog, Caregiver

By Michele Hart-Henry