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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!

Primary Progressive Aphasia: Study on Mobile Technology


Lingraphica co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the recent findings from a 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.

March 27, 2018

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By Melissa Raduns

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. 

March 23, 2018

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By Lingraphica

Aphasia Article from Pittsburgh on Word Recognition


Lingraphica co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes an article from research teams in Pittsburgh on word recognition skills in people with and without aphasia. Read on for the details.

The New and Improved TalkPath Therapy!

Lingraphica made some exciting updates and additions to our popular online therapy platform, TalkPath Therapy! Whether you are already an avid user of TalkPath Therapy or are brand news to this tool, you'll want to read on to find out what our latest version can do for you and your clients.

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