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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.™
For someone who has survived a stroke, getting regular exercise is vitally important. Standard fitness options may not be available or accessible, so Stroke Survivor Fitness classes were developed to accommodate a stroke survivor’s specific physical, neural, and emotional challenges. Please feel free to share the information and tips below with any clients who may benefit.
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!
Robin Hintz is a 12-year speech-language pathologist in Minneapolis, MN, who works with adult clients who have language and swallowing disorders due to acquired brain injury. She tried Lingraphica's family of apps several years ago with her clients, and she's been a big fan ever since.
Lingraphica made some exciting updates and additions to our popular online therapy platform, TalkPath Therapy! Whether you are already an avid user of TalkPath Therapy or are brand news to this tool, you'll want to read on to find out what our latest version can do for you and your clients.
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 Conversation Lab in Beaumont, Texas and the services it provides to people who have aphasia.