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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!

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. 

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.

Kudos from Customers Like You - March

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.

Review of Melodic Intonation Therapy Studies in Persons with Aphasia

Lingraphica Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Richard Steele, summarizes the work of aphasia researchers at McGill University (Montréal) and Université Laval (Quebec City) who conducted a systematic review and case-control analysis of data from published articles on persons with aphasia (PWA) who received melodic intonation therapy (MIT).

Aphasia Spotlight: Blue Hen Brew Crew Aphasia Support Group

Dealing with aphasia after stroke can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting those affected. 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. 

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