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Angie Maher

Recent Posts

The Aphasia Journey: A Guide to Understanding Aphasia and Where to Find Resources

 

A diagnosis of aphasia is one most people do not expect, let alone fully understand. Whether aphasia is a result of stroke, illness, or injury, it can be overwhelming for both the person affected as well as their loved ones. Read on for Lingraphica’s new guide that provides information and resources.

7 Quick Tips for Communication Partners (and New Caregivers)

If you know someone with aphasia, you likely know that communication can be difficult for him or her. So Lingraphica has compiled a list of seven quick tips for communication partners to make conversations easier for both parties. 

Meet Jennifer Stanley: Clinical Consultant for Lingraphica!

Jennifer began her journey as a Lingraphica Clinical Consultant in June 2018. She is from Montpelier, IN and currently resides in Tipton, IN. Jennifer graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and an M.A. in Speech Pathology from the same university. Read on to find out a bit more about the latest addition to our clinical consultant team!  

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.

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

Caregiver

By Angie Maher

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