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.
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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.
Not being able to speak is not the same thing as not having anything to say. For many, living with aphasia equates to a constant struggle for communication, and social isolation can be a primary concern for people with communication and/or mobility challenges. Engaging with online communities such as news sites and social media allows people with aphasia to connect to one another and to the rest of the world, offering an otherwise unavailable outlet and channel of communication. With these challenges in mind, Lingraphica created the TalkPath News Facebook group: a social media networking group for stroke survivors, people living with aphasia, their family members, and professionals in the field.
Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the Aphasia Conversation Lab in Beaumont, Texas and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.