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An old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” is both route, but entirely true. In particular, I will give you an example of what I am talking about: The Sentiment of the Artist Long time ago, and I don’t know where or when, but I bought a picture that I enjoy. The artist […]

Join John Schall, CEO of CAN, for a discussion with Nora Super of the White House staff for a Family Caregiving Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, February 26th at 3pm ET. This event gives you a chance to share YOUR thoughts for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging. Registration information will be made available on […]

For my blog, one question was to ponder whether I should open my readers to comments or not. I considered both alternatives and decided to let the open conversation and discussions flow for all of you. In that way, we challenge ourselves to enlighten and enjoy our point of view. Maybe, if I have millions […]

If a stroke has left you with weakness on one side of your body, you may be afraid of falling. But there are things you can do to reduce your risk. “One of the top reasons balance is so important is to prevent falls,” said J.J. Mowder-Tinney, an associate professor of physical therapy at Nazareth […]

The USA has the ADA, the United Kingdom has the Equality Act, and Germany has the Behinderten- gleichstellungsgesetz? Here in NZ we have the Public Health and Disability Act. Wherever it is, they are all based on, or contain parts of, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 
Of course we […]

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 […]

AphasiaAccess, is an Alliance of Life Participation Providers Their Mission… AphasiaAccess: Growing a network of healthcare, business, and community leaders to advance lifelong communicative access for people with aphasia. Who they are… If you are a community advocate who yearns to start an aphasia program (or strengthen your current program), AphasiaAccess is your pathway to […]

As a stroke survivor, you know all too well what it feels like to be in an emergency medical situation. You’re scared and anxious, your family is worried, and emergency responders are working hard to find out more about you and your medical history. You can’t predict an emergency, but you can plan for it. […]

Resolutions: Stick to the Purpose It’s funny, because we always talk about resolutions around this time, don’t we? And, there are probably hundreds, if not thousands of articles about how you can improve or produce or create something incredible to start the new year with a bang. As a matter of fact, reading an article […]

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Software Advice, a company that reviews speech therapy EMR software, recently published a report about patient usage of speech therapy software for home practice. They found that Speech therapy software is a great way to keep speech therapy going long after Insurance or Medicare runs out. Current data reflects adult and child patients alike are using […]