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Get the latest news, updates, and tricks from the Lingraphica team. Our clinical, reimbursement, and marketing teams will bring you the most up-to-date information about aphasia, speech therapy, stroke rehabilitation, and communication disorders. Check back often for new content!

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! Don't forget to #ShareYourVoice

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Join us as we raise awareness of this little-known condition that affects 34% of stroke survivors.

2018 Aphasia Awareness Month Virtual Conference

June is aphasia awareness month, and Lingraphica is proud to be working with Aphasia Access to help provide a great opportunity for members of healthcare and rehab teams to network, learn, share, and act on “Maximizing Communication Access for People with Aphasia: An Interprofessional Approach Across Settings. 

Primary Progressive Aphasia: Study on Mobile Technology


Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the recent findings from a study on mobile technology use by persons with primary progressive aphasia. Read on for the details.

Work Out Your Words: A Fitness Class for Stroke Survivors

For someone who has survived a stroke, getting regular exercise is vitally important. Standard fitness options may not be available or accessible, so Stroke Survivor Fitness classes were developed to accommodate a stroke survivor’s specific physical, neural, and emotional challenges. Please feel free to share the information and tips below with any clients who may benefit.

3 Things to Consider When Selecting an AAC Device

Did you know nearly half of the 800,000 people diagnosed with aphasia annually will never fully recover functional communication? In a recent whitepaper, Aphasia Access estimates that as many as 2.5 million Americans currently live with aphasia. This is a staggering number of individuals struggling with daily communication and based on other variables — fatigue, comorbidity, and stress — are susceptible to frequent communication breakdowns. As speech-language pathologists (SLPs), our job is to assist with daily communication by arming individuals with tools that will help them augment or replace verbal speech.

Welcome to Better Hearing & Speech Month and Stroke Awareness Month!

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, and it's also Stroke Awareness Month! Read on for a few facts, resources, and ways we can raise awareness together!

Aphasia Study: Practice vs. Success Patterns

Lingraphica co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes an aphasia study by Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Lingraphica. Read on for the details.

New Changes to Medicare Cards!

Did you know that Medicare is issuing new Medical ID cards to all beneficiaries starting on April 1, 2018? Medicare beneficiaries or caregivers of a Medicare beneficiary will find the following information helpful in preparation for the transition to new Medicare cards.

Success Story: Robin Hintz, SLP, Gives Big Praise for SmallTalk Apps

Robin Hintz is a 12-year speech-language pathologist in Minneapolis, MN, who works with adult clients who have language and swallowing disorders due to acquired brain injury. She tried Lingraphica's family of apps several years ago with her clients, and she's been a big fan ever since.

The Joint Commission Awards Lingraphica a Gold Seal of Approval

Lingraphica is pleased to announce that we have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®, by demonstrating continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. 

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