Speechless is a film in progress (they need funding to finish it!). It portrays the life of three stroke survivors who suffer from aphasia, a loss of language produced by a brain damage. Through their story, we witness a quest for happiness, the dignity of those who fight for a new life, and the importance […]
Stroke Advocacy Network eNews posted for January 2015. IN THIS ISSUE: Stroke In The New Congress | Make Sure Your State Legislators Are Working For You! | State Legislative Policy Trends Click HERE to read this important issue.
The 114th Congress gaveled into session on January 6, 2015. The first few weeks of Congress are spent organizing the committees and setting the legislative agenda for the following months. During this early planning period, it is vital that we remind Congress of the challenges stroke survivors face and the legislative remedies that address these […]
This March, Boston University plays host to AphasiaAccess’ inaugural Leadership Summit. Over the course of two days, the aphasia community will come together to share the latest in research, models in best practices and generally support each other in our efforts to care for patients with aphasia and their families. The speakers roster is a […]
Here is Aphasia Hope Foundation’s upcoming Professional Forum Series for 2014: January – Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-NCD February – Kristine Lundgren, Sc.D. March – Nan Musson, MA, CCC-SLP; BC-ANCDS, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL April – Maura English Silverman, MS, CCC-SLP; Communication Coach, North Carolina May – Mary Beth Clark, MS/CCC; Luther Midelfort, Eau […]
Move your body, challenge your brain, and improve your speech post-stroke with the help of sports, board and card games, and even dancing. Here are some examples of popular recreational activities that aid in different aspects of stroke recovery. Read More
LTI Information Learning Technologies International is a company dedicated to using technology to improve language learning for people across the globe — be it learners of English as a foreign language or people with communications disorders, we will continue to forge the way ahead. Our first product, Speak As You See (SAYS) is a revolutionary […]
With the national elections now concluded, Congress has begun its final session before the new Congress is sworn in next year. While there are only a few weeks left in this session, legislators still have a chance to permanently remove the Medicare therapy caps before the end of the year. The Medicare therapy caps are […]
This fall, Stroke Advocacy Network (SAN) joined a larger campaign in an effort to secure a bipartisan majority of legislators co-sponsoring the repeal, which would put pressure on Congressional leadership to hold a vote on the bills. Find out more by clicking on Stroke Network.
A mini guide for people with aphasia and their families This post is by Caitlin Longman: This booklet was created with the help of many individuals with aphasia and I am grateful from all the input from therapists and organisations across South Africa. Please feel free to print out this booklet and share with other […]