Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes a tutorial on brain-computer interfaces (BCI) for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) by rehabilitation specialists from universities in Kansas and Missouri.
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In July 2005, Michele Mazzoni, had a stroke at age 54. At that time, she worked as a certified nursing assistant at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey. She lived on her own, as her beloved husband had passed away the year before, and all four of her children were grown. She was diagnosed with aphasia and dysarthria, making it very difficult for her to communicate verbally. Michele received some speech therapy, and she began using a communication device in 2006 to help her interact with others and convey her needs.
We understand that learning about AAC devices and apps isn’t the easiest thing in the world for everyone. If you aren't the super-tech SLP, have no fear! Lingraphica is here to help!
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.
Lingraphica proudly announces our latest updates to our device software! Find out what new features we're bringing to the AllTalk, TouchTalk, and MiniTalk.
Just like that, another ASHA conference is over. This year's convention was one for the record books! Over 18,000 attendees braved the Boston cold and snow to attend. The Lingraphica crew was happy to have met so many speech-language pathologists who stopped by the booth to inquire about our products and services. Read on to see what Lingraphica was up to at this year's ASHA conference.
Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes findings of Australian researchers from the University of Queensland’s School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences and allied Centers report outcome benefits to persons with aphasia (PWA) in the chronic stage who participated in combined group aphasia intervention and networking activities that were delivered remotely via TeleGAIN, a program that supports communication via videoconferencing technologies.
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 Community Support Group at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.
We receive feedback from customers who use our apps, online therapy, and devices every day. Here are a few testimonials from people like you about their experience with Lingraphica.
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 some insights into what a "good caregiver" looks like to some already in the aphasia caregiving role. Please share this post with the caregivers of your clients who may benefit from it.