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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.                                                                                                 

Aphasia Spotlight: Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Aphasia Community 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 Aphasia Community Support Group at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.

Lingraphica Answers Your Questions in Our Knowledge Base

We're excited to announce that we have a brand new Knowledge Base on aacdevice.com, which contains answers to frequently asked questions from our customers! Keep reading on to learn more about the new Knowledge Base and how you can access it. 

Success Story: Alvis Tutt Communicating Again with an AllTalk

In September, we asked for submissions from people who have had communication success with one of our devices to write in and tell us about their stories. Read on to find out about Alvis Tutt, whose mother couldn't be happier with his progress on an AllTalk.™

Share YOUR Lingraphica Rockstars!

Are you an avid fan of AAC devices? Have any clients who have improved their communication with a Lingraphica device? We invite you to share what you've proudly taught them and how they use their device! 

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.

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