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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!

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. 

Meet Jennifer Stanley: Clinical Consultant for Lingraphica!

Jennifer began her journey as a Lingraphica Clinical Consultant in June 2018. She is from Montpelier, IN and currently resides in Tipton, IN. Jennifer graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and an M.A. in Speech Pathology from the same university. Read on to find out a bit more about the latest addition to our clinical consultant team!  

Aphasia Study: Methods Used for Training Speech Production in Persons with Aphasia


Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the findings of a study regarding methods and procedures used for training speech production in persons with aphasia.

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! Don't forget to #ShareYourVoice

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Join us as we raise awareness of this little-known condition that affects 34% of stroke survivors.

2018 Aphasia Awareness Month Virtual Conference

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. 

Primary Progressive Aphasia: Study on Mobile Technology


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.

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.

3 Things to Consider When Selecting an AAC Device

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.

Welcome to 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!

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