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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!

Lingraphica Answers Your Questions in Our Knowledge Base

We're excited to announce that we have a brand new Knowledge Base on aacdevice.com, which contains answers to frequently asked questions from our customers! Keep reading on to learn more about the new Knowledge Base and how you can access it. 

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. 

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.

Got Social in your Support Group?

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.

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.

6 Tips for Navigating the Holidays with Aphasia

The holiday season has arrived at Lingraphica, and we would like to share a few tips for navigating the holidays with the people living with aphasia or other communication disorders, as well as their loved ones. Keep reading to learn more.                                                                                                 

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.

New Upgrades to TalkPath Therapy

TalkPath Therapy, the platform that offers more than 11,500 speech language and cognitive exercises to you and your clients for free, just received some upgrades. Here’s what you can expect from new-and-improved TalkPath Therapy!

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