Aphasia Education and Advocacy

Aphasia vs. Apraxia

APHASIA and APRAXIA - two words that you may have heard, sound sort of similar, but you're not sure exactly what they are, and if you have one or both. Find out more about Aphasia and Apraxia of speech here.

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Wallet Cards

Carrying a personalized wallet card can be a great way to educate others about Aphasia and about the communication strategies that help you the most. 

Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity is how the brain changes and adapts as the results of an experience. Aphasia therapy helps to induce neuroplasticity and allows the brain to rewire and adapt to an injury.

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ADAPT by PWA

Activities Designed As Personal Therapy by Persons With Aphasia (ADAPT by PWA) are treatment activities that can supplement ones therapy sessions. Each activity was created by a Person with Aphasia and/or their caregivers. 

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Communication Strategies

Educate others with this list of communication strategies. 

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Books

Check out our recommended books about Aphasia! Our list covers a range of topics and perspectives. 

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The National Aphasia Association (NAA) conducted a survey this year to learn how much the general public knows about Aphasia. It turns out we still have a lot of work to do...  

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Adaptive Sports

Adaptive sports can be a great way to get back to doing what you love or picking up a new activity after a stroke or brain injury. Check out our list of resources for adaptive sports organizations and expos to get you started!

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National Aphasia Association

The NAA provides Aphasia-friendly resources and articles for Persons with Aphasia and Caregivers. You can also search their affiliates list for resources in your area. 

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