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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!

Aphasia Article from Germany: Neuroplasticity and Functional Recovery


Lingraphica co-founder and chief scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes an article from Germany on the factors that contribute to neuroplasticity and functional improvement in people with chronic aphasia. Read on for the details.

February 23, 2018

Blog, Aphasia

By Richard Steele, PhD

2018 ATIA Recap

My colleague, Faye Stillman, and I had the pleasure of presenting “Ethical Considerations for Bilingual AAC Patients with Acquired Communication Disorders” at this year's Assistive Technology  Industry Association (ATIA) Conference. Read on for a recap of our research and presentation.

Tools for Your Aphasia Support Group from Lingraphica

Connecting people with aphasia to others and to tools that can help them can be tough. At Lingraphica, we want to make these burdens a bit lighter for support group leaders. Check out our brand new webpage—Tools for Aphasia Support Groups—for some great resources to get groups connected and talking!                                                                                                  

Lingraphica Launches New Initiative for SLPs: Lingraphica Certification Program

In response to the many SLPs who have told Lingraphica that they want to know our devices, apps, and therapy tools in a more in-depth way, we're proud to introduce our new initiative to help achieve that goal: the Lingraphica Certification Program! 

Collaborative Study: Hallmark Rehabilitation Services and Lingraphica


Lingraphica co-founder and chief scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the recent findings from a collaborative study conducted by Hallmark Rehabilitation Serivces and Lingraphica on the benefits of online language therapy in long-term care facilities. Read on for the details.

February 1, 2018

Blog, Aphasia

By Richard Steele, PhD

Study: Benefits of Combining Online Language Therapy and Volunteer Care Extenders in Long-Term Care Facilities


Lingraphica co-founder and chief scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the recent findings from a collaborative study conducted by clinicians at Hallmark Rehabilitation Services with guidance and support from Lingraphica. The study documents the important ways that long-term care (LTC) facilities and their clients may benefit from combining the use of interactive, online language therapy with the engagement of volunteer care extenders to strengthen Functional Maintenance Programs (FMPs). Read on for the details and study conclusions.

January 22, 2018

Blog, Aphasia

By Richard Steele, PhD

New eBook - Success Stories from AAC Device Users: Vol. 2

One of the best parts of working for a company whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people is not only seeing that happen, but telling those stories so that others may have hope. At Lingraphica, we have the privilege of hearing some incredible stories of people who have regained their voice after stroke, disease, or injury. Here are four from 2017.

Aphasia Spotlight: Fredericksburg Area Support Group in Virginia

Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the Fredericksburg Area Support Group in Virginia and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.

Best Blogs of 2017

 

Happy New Year! We're excited to see what 2018 has in store for Lingraphica and our friends. But before we look ahead to the new year, let's take a look back at 2017. We've put together a list of the top five most popular blog posts from the year, based on total views and clicks. Keep reading to see which posts made the list!

AAC Device Goal-Setting

If better communication skills are on your list of New Year’s resolutions for your adult clients with speech and language disorders in 2018, begin by carefully considering some short-term goals needed to achieve “communication competence.”

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