June is aphasia awareness month, and Lingraphica is proud to be working with Aphasia Access to help provide a great opportunity for members of healthcare and rehab teams to network, learn, share, and act on “Maximizing Communication Access for People with Aphasia: An Interprofessional Approach Across Settings.”
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Did you know nearly half of the 800,000 people diagnosed with aphasia annually will never fully recover functional communication? In a recent whitepaper, Aphasia Access estimates that as many as 2.5 million Americans currently live with aphasia. This is a staggering number of individuals struggling with daily communication and based on other variables — fatigue, comorbidity, and stress — are susceptible to frequent communication breakdowns. As speech-language pathologists (SLPs), our job is to assist with daily communication by arming individuals with tools that will help them augment or replace verbal speech.
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.
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.
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!
If better communication skills are on your list of New Year’s resolutions for your adult clients with speech and language disorders in 2018, begin by carefully considering some short-term goals needed to achieve “communication competence.”
If you have patients who are hesitant to use an AAC device or have an AAC device but don't use it, this blog post may help explain why the resistance exists, and more importantly, what you can do to change it.
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 is an internationally-recognized and trusted method of communication between two individuals. Read on to learn how success comes when caregivers share responsibility in conversation.
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.