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Utah State University Speech Language Department has recently started an Aphasia Support Group. The Aphasia Support Group will meet every Friday afternoon at Utah State University Speech Language-Hearing Center: 1000 Old Main Hill Lillywhite Building Logan, UT 84322-1000 Contact: Debbie Amundson: (435) 797-1375 Email: debbie.amundson@usu.edu

Wolfgang Wolf has worked as a counselor and mentor to other stroke survivors since 2006. “Most patients can’t wait to get out of the hospital and get on with life,” Wolf writes in his blog, “The glass is half full. Little do they know what life change they will be experiencing. Part of [the] change […]

The MGH Institute Aphasia Center assists adults who have partial or total inability to produce or understand speech as a result of brain damage caused by injury or disease such as people who have had a stroke. Find out more by clicking on Aphasia Center.

Step inside the Aphasia Resource Center at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. You’ll sense very quickly that we are truly a community—individuals with aphasia, their families and friends interacting with clinicians, researchers and students. We provide a place not only for learning to live with aphasia but also for sharing […]

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The Stroke Network, Inc. is an on-line stroke support organization and are available to everybody, worldwide. Since 1996 they have provided on-line stroke support and information to well over 250,000 visitors to the site. The Stroke Network is the homepage for a network of several other smaller web sites owned by The Stroke Network Inc. […]

Maine aphasia group is about six months old and its derived at “aphasia recovery connection”.the purpose of this group is to talk talk talk! and talk s’more! Maine aphasia group’s, Monday through Friday, 6-7 PM EST. Learn more by emailing jeffcostanzo@gmail.com. This site is designed for people in Maine and surrounding states promoting Aphasia! with […]

If you can’t fine a support or conversation group in your area, why not start one! There are several books about the subject. Here are a few: The Support Group Manual: A Session-By-Session Guide by Harriet Sarnoff Schiff. Check it out on Amazon. Effective Support Groups by James E. Miller. Check it out on Amazon. […]

Aphasia Community Groups: The National Aphasia Association has a list of Aphasia Community/Support Groups, listed State by State. The Aphasia Community Groups listed represent a wide variety of group types and structures. Some consist only of persons with aphasia and their significant others and some are more inclusive. Some are free and some are not. […]

Building Hope- Survivors inspire one another through a support group, by Lisa Pogue for Stroke Smart, January 1, 2012 It was months after his stroke before Reed Harris was able to say his wife’s name. “When he did say it, I cried with utter joy,” Mary Harris says. Harris, 55, had a stroke in 2007 […]