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Aphasia Spotlight: Blue Hen Brew Crew Aphasia Support Group

Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the University of Delaware Blue Hen Brew Crew, an aphasia support group in Newark, DE.

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Success Story: Michele Mazzoni Masters Her MiniTalk with a Familiar Stranger

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.

6 Tips for Navigating the Holidays with Aphasia

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.                                                                                                 

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