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Catching Up with Stroke Comeback Center

During the Aphasia Access Leadership Summit in Baltimore in March 2019, Lingraphica had the chance to catch up with Amy Georgeadis, MS, CCC-SLP of the Stroke Comeback Center (SCC). The Stroke Comeback Center, headquartered in Vienna, VA, is a community of survivors of stroke and other brain trauma committed to living successful and productive lives. Read on to learn what’s new at the center since we last talked with them.

Now There Are Two Doctors in Lingraphica's House!

Lingraphica’s own Brianne Kosch, M.A., CCC-SLP/ATP, recently traded in some letters behind her name for new ones. In June 2019, she earned her Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD) from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and became the second “doctor” on staff at Lingraphica, along with our Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Dr. Richard Steele. 

Join Lingraphica in Raising Awareness of Aphasia in June!

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Join us as we raise awareness of this communication disorder that affects 34% of stroke survivors, yet is little-known and often misunderstood.

Aphasia Study: Aphasia's Impact on Use of Internet and Digital Devices

Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the results of a survey from aphasia researchers from Queen Margaret University and Newcastle University that assessed aphasia's impact on uses of the internet and associated digital devices. The goal of the study was to expand current understandings of advanced technologies' patterns of use by persons with aphasia (PWA), the circumstances and goals of such uses, and users' perceptions of the benefits and challenges.

Software Update from Lingraphica: Search for Icon Images Found on Bing

Lingraphica proudly announces our latest update to our device software! Find out what new feature we've brought to the AllTalk, TouchTalk, and MiniTalk.

Lingraphica Certification Program Celebrates First Anniversary!

In April of 2018, Lingraphica announced a new program for speech-language pathologists seeking advanced training and knowledge on all of Lingraphica’s technologies: The Lingraphica Certification Program.

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and Stroke Awareness Month!

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!

Aphasia Access Report on Program Effectiveness for Persons with Aphasia

Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the work of the Education and Research Committee of Aphasia Access, who published a report of responses to a questionnaire that they developed to understand how programs for persons with aphasia (PWA) track effectiveness. 

Meet Jennifer Hanson: Clinical Consultant for Lingraphica!

Jennifer began her journey as a Lingraphica clinical consultant in December 2018 and lives in New Mexico. Jennifer graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Psychology. She received her Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Arizona. Read on to find out a bit more about one of our newest additions to our clinical consultant team!   

April 19, 2019

Company News

By Angie Maher

Aphasia Spotlight: Apraxia and Aphasia Support Group - Staten Island

Apraxia and aphasia are communication disorders that can impact an individual’s participation in everyday life. These disorders can be devastating for both the person affected as well as his/her family members. Fortunately, there are support groups that guide these individuals and their families through difficulties they may encounter—like the Staten Island Apraxia and Aphasia Support Group.

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