Primary Progressive Aphasia
Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)
Primary Progressive Aphasia, also known as PPA, is a degenerative neurological condition in
which language capabilities become impaired over time. However, it defers greatly from other forms of Aphasia.
PPA: The Journey to Diagnosis and What We Know about Treatment for Communication Difficulties
Receiving a diagnosis of primary progressive aphasia is hard. Sometimes it may only be in hindsight that all of the early signs of difficulty even become apparent. Learn more about what the journey to diagnosis of PPA may look like and how a Speech Language Pathologist plays a role in treatment for communication.
Acquired Aphasia Vs. Primary Progressive Aphasia: Aphasia in the news
In light of the recent news regarding Bruce Willis’ diagnosis, we want to provide information and resources on both Acquired Aphasia and Primary Progressive Aphasia. To be clear, at the time, we do not have a complete understanding of Willis’ diagnosis. As the news unfolds, we may have more information.
PPA: A Caregiver's Perspective on a Different Kind of Aphasia
A caregiver shares her story and advice for others who may also have a family member diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia.