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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!

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.                                                                                                 

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

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.

3 Tips to Help Adults with Apraxia of Speech

The prevalence of apraxia of speech in adults doesn’t occur at nearly the rate it does in children. However, it frequently accompanies aphasia post-stroke or brain injury. Download our “3 Tips to Help Adults with Apraxia of Speech.”

Supported Conversations for Adults with Aphasia: It Takes Two to Tango



Supported Conversations for Adults with Aphasia is ainternationally-recognized and trusted method of communication between two individuals. Read on to learn how success comes when caregivers share responsibility in conversation.

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.

Helping Caregivers Navigate the Holidays

The holidays are a time to gather with loved ones and celebrate everything the season has to offer. However, for someone careing for a loved one with aphasia or another communication disorder, it can also be a stressful time. Watch the video below for three tips you can share with caregivers so they can have a more enjoyable holiday season. If you want more great tips for helping caregivers navigate the holiday season, download the tips sheet at the end of the video. 

Just Say "No" to Plateau

There are clinical terms that speech-language pathologists (SLPs) use in their daily practice. Diadochokinetic rate may be our “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”  

Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Key points, backed by research, to put your mind at ease about AAC

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and medical health professionals recommending a speech-generating or communication device often encounter questions from caregivers about the research supporting the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

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