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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!

Predictive Models for Apraxia of Speech after Stroke

Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes research to improve the diagnosis of apraxia of speech (AOS) in adults with acquired aphasia. The aphasiologists from the United States, Australia, and Germany collaboratively examined multiple variables as potential predictors for the presence of AOS following left-hemisphere stroke resulting in aphasia, with the goal of finding accurate, reliable, and clinically usable indicators of AOS. 

Se Habla Español! Lingraphica Offers First Spanish CE Course!

One of Lingraphica’s new online courses offers Spanish-speakers an opportunity to learn about our devices, apps, and software options. We are excited to announce that we now offer our introductory CE course, eligible for 0.1 ASHA CEUs, in Spanish: Uso de Dispositivos de Comunicacion Aumentativa y Alterna (CAA), Aplicaciones y Terapia de Lingraphica (Using Lingraphica AAC Devices, Apps and Therapy)!

Aphasia Spotlight: Adler Aphasia Center's "Something Special"

At the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood, NJ, there's Something Special going on to provide services to those with aphasia. Read on to find out what it is and how you can support their efforts.

Meet Kelly Cantrell: Clincial Consultant for Lingraphica!

Kelly began her journey as a Lingraphica Clinical Consultant in October 2018. She is originally from Southern California and currently resides in Tucson, AZ. Kelly graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and received her Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Western Oregon University. Read on to find out a bit more about the latest addition to our clinical consultant team!    

February 22, 2019

Company News

By Angie Maher

Connecting Aphasia Support Groups!

Because of the communication difficulty that comes with aphasia, it can be a very isolating condition. Clients who take part in an aphasia support group can see a decrease in those feelings. Lingraphica wants to help even more—by connecting aphasia support groups with each other. 

ATIA 2019: Lingraphica Wrap-Up

Two members of the Lingraphica staff presented at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) 2019 Conference that was held January 30 - February 2, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Read on for a recap of the conference.

What Can You Expect from a Lingraphica In-service?

Perhaps you've seen invitations to attend or host a Lingraphica in-service. Maybe you thought the topic sounded interesting, but the timing wasn't quite right, or maybe you didn't know what to expect. Well, we've created a short video to take the guesswork out of your decision. 

Kudos from Customers Like You - January

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.

After an Aphasia Diagnosis: 3 Keys to Better Communication

If you have clients with aphasia due to stroke, they may be asking you some very important questions. How much speech will I recover? Will my communication stop progressing after six months or so? Is there anything I can do to help the communication improve? Read on to find out 3 keys to better communication after stroke.

Tutorial on Brain-Computer Interfaces for AAC

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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