Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the recent findings from a study on mobile technology use by persons with primary progressive aphasia. Read on for the details.
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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.
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!
Lingraphica co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes an aphasia study by Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Lingraphica. Read on for the details.
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.
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.
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.