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Save the date for HeartWalk ’15: Saturday, October 24, 2015. Sign up for a HeartWalk in your area by clicking on Heart Walk

This article is from The Stroke Connection newsletter, entitled “Post-Stroke Rehabilitation” Rehabilitation is probably one of the most important phases of recovery for many stroke survivors. The effects of stroke may mean that you must change, relearn or redefine how you live. Stroke rehabilitation helps you return to independent living. Rehabilitation doesn’t reverse the effects […]

Have a client rolling off your caseload? We can help! Meet TalkPath Live, our new research-backed online teletherapy service accessible anytime, anywhere. Designed to help individuals who’ve reached a therapy cap or run out of insurance benefits, TalkPath Live is here to continue your clients’ speech improvement. Call our team at 888-274-2742 to learn more […]

Although men have more risk factors for strokes, they are particularly deadly for women and pose a greater threat to women’s health than breast cancer. Don’t Miss This Two Types of Strokes: Do You Know the Difference? 10 Tips for Your Best Stroke Recovery Stroke statistics for women are surprising and distressing. Though you may […]

Living with aphasia can be confusing, frustrating and isolating. Aphasia Recovery Connection (ARC) has designed Aphasia U Boot Camp program to help you learn, share, and connect you with others to improve the quality of life for people with aphasia and their loved ones. A 1 week educational and social program that supports people with […]

It’s a step backwards, isn’t it? It seems to go against the natural progression of rehabilitation. At least that’s what everyone said. But what exactly happens if we do not follow this road? Who decides what is the right direction? Is this journey the same for everyone? It always puzzled me. One of the first […]

Smart911 is an enhanced 9-1-1 system where you can prepare for an emergency before one happens. Here’s how it works, you create a Safety Profile online at www.smart911.com which can include your name, home address, photos of family members, even your medical history. Your profile is then stored in secure national databases. And if you […]

Dr. Lauren Lieberman and Ozkan Tutuncu, Ph.D. from Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education at the College at Brockport, SUNY are conducting a study to determine the accessibility of hotels and accommodation facilities with the life experiences of people with disabilities. We are ready to send the questionnaire out to people with disabilities, […]

You’re watching television and a commercial comes on. It’s one you’ve seen before, but this time you burst into tears. You can’t stop crying. Later, you spill something and you become angrier than you should. You’re frustrated because you can’t control your emotions. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Dealing with the emotional and […]

Question: I need someone to tell me if this gets better?? My husband had a stroke in October and has speech aphasia. He is in speech therapy six days a week. We are coming up on that infamous six month mark…..and still have a ways to go. Will he get better….or do I just need […]