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Here is Aphasia Hope Foundation’s upcoming Professional Forum Series for 2016: January – Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS 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 […]

Peter, with the help of his daughter, is offering accessible one-on-one support to anyone who needs it. Who is Peter? Peter Andrews is a stroke survivor who has aphasia. He cannot read or write, but he can speak. After 7 years of recovery, he wants to help others with aphasia adapt to and overcome their […]

November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is “Respite” – the chance to take a breather, the opportunity to re-energize. Most importantly, it’s critical to know that respite and taking time for yourself is not selfish – it’s essential. President Obama honored family caregivers for their service to the nation with a Presidential […]

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — One in three people can’t list any warning signs of stroke, research from the American Stroke Association shows. However, the association added that putting common stroke symptoms into the lyrics of a song could help more people recognize when someone is having a stroke. And that could save […]

Sallybrook Productions are in pre-production of a new independent micro-budget British feature film project that raises awareness of Aphasia within the context of a moving drama story. The movie’s working title is Emily, Aphasia and Mister James, and the lead role features the character of Emily who suffers from Aphasia, and ultimately overcomes the condition […]

Dear Survivor, National Stroke Association is conducting a survey called the Road Map to Recovery Preference Survey 2015 that aims to help us learn more about the post stroke community we currently serve. I invite you to take part in this survey project by clicking here now. The questions are designed to tell us more […]

Just like a little fib can cause a big problem, so can Afib if left untreated. September is Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month. Afib is a type of irregular heartbeat, affecting about 2.7 million people in the U.S. Normally, your heart beats 60-100 times per minute but with Afib it can beat as high as […]

We have been requested by another graduate to complete her 5 minute questionnaire. Lynsie’s goal in this project is to find a solution to assist victims of a stroke suffering from mobility related problems in their personal recovery. She is passionate about this project and am determined to come up with a solution to help […]

Care Partners Retreat

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Care Partners Retreat Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:00 am – 6:30 pm Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland CurePSP will hold its first annual Care Partners Retreat on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Turf Valley Resort, Oakdale Room, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. We at CurePSP know that care partners cherish their […]

A message from Herb Zimmerman: In my 25th year as a survivor, Positive is Why! Experiencing a massive stroke at the age of 27 and losing my ability to speak initially, I understand firsthand the unexpected events life can bring. (Trust me on this…) Now, imagine the impact if we reduce disability and death from […]