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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!

Angie Maher

Recent Posts

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!

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.

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!                                                                                                  

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.

Success Story: Despite Aphasia, Butch Goodwin Lives an Independent Life

On December 6, 2013, Arthur “Butch” Goodwin had a stroke at age 39. With the help of a device from Lingraphica, a loving family, and a determined speech-language pathologist, he's learning to communicate again and meeting his goals.

It's National Caregiver Awareness Month!

November is National Caregiver Awareness Month, and here at Lingraphica, we know the important role that caregivers play in the lives of those who have had a stroke. To honor their efforts and labors of love, we offer a few tips for “taking care of the caregiver.”                                                                                                         

November 15, 2017

Blog, Caregiver

By Angie Maher

Success Story: Rosanne Knapp Uses a TouchTalk to Take On Aphasia

Two years ago, Rosanne Knapp had a stroke at age 64. With the help of a device from Lingraphica, a loving husband, and a determined speech-language pathologist, she's learning to communicate again. Here is her story.

Lingraphica Staff: We are 100% SCA-Trained!

During the month of August, Lingraphica’s very own SCA-trained Brianne Kosch, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP, led all staff members through a two-hour workshop on Supported Conversations for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™). Read on to learn more about the staff’s education.

12 Strategies for Successful Conversation with a Person Who Has Aphasia

Communicating when aphasia is in the mix can be effortful, challenging, and frustrating for all parties involved. Read on to learn about 12 helpful strategies to better conversation.

Dr. Thomas Broussard Makes Aphasia Presentation at Lingraphica


Dr. Thomas Broussard, a stroke survivor, author, and educator, gave a presentation to friends and staff of Lingraphica on Wednesday, June 28. Read on for his stroke and aphasia insights and a video of the presentation.

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