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What is an ICAP? Intensive Aphasia Therapy Explained

There's a lot of talk about intensive therapy programs for stroke recovery. Learn what all the buzz is about, what to expect, and where you can go to participate in an ICAP if you or a loved one has aphasia. Guest writer Wendy Duke answers your questions.

By |April 26th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia|0 Comments

How Therapy Pets Can Help Stroke Survivors with Aphasia

Furry friends keep us company, but they can also be therapeutic. Find out how animals, especially dogs, can help stroke survivors with aphasia to improve language, mood, and overall well-being.

By |April 12th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Stroke|0 Comments
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3 Ways to Integrate Apps into Aphasia Therapy

Aphasia therapists can integrate technology and apps into aphasia therapy more easily when they use this simple, 3-part framework. See how you can help your clients with aphasia better engage in life and recovery using the same technology you've come to rely on in your everyday life.

Building Confidence in Communication: Using Apps in Aphasia Group Therapy

Speech therapy helps people with aphasia improve in the clinic, but what happens when they step out into the real world? Group therapy can bridge the gap between individual sessions and everyday communication, building confidence along the way. Find out more about the benefits of aphasia group therapy and how apps can be used within this effective and fun therapy model.

By |March 8th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia|Comments Off on Building Confidence in Communication: Using Apps in Aphasia Group Therapy

5 Cool New Features in iOS 10 to Help People with Aphasia

Learn how to use new accessibility features in the latest Apple iOS that can help someone with a language disability. Hear what you type, add visual supports, and more. Step-by-step instructions make it easy.

By |January 12th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Tech Help|1 Comment

Advanced Comprehension Therapy – Understanding at a Whole New Level

Understanding language involves meaning, grammar, and context. Many people with language problems rely too heavily on context, getting by only until the message gets complicated. See how a new app can help you work on understanding sentences and following directions. Try Advanced Comprehension Therapy for free!

By |December 1st, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, News & Reviews|2 Comments
  • Does a plateau exist in stroke recovery?

The Truth about the Plateau in Stroke Recovery

Does stroke recovery stop after 3-6 months or does it go on forever? Find out what medical professionals mean when they say stroke survivors have hit a plateau, then try these 9 things to get your recovery going again. Features an aphasia-friendly version to download & share.

By |October 26th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, Stroke|3 Comments

It’s a Goal! Setting Patient-Centered Speech Therapy Goals for Aphasia Rehabilitation

Learn how to set client-centered SMART goals for stroke survivors with aphasia. Taking the time for collaborative goal-setting can lead to better outcomes and more focused speech therapy the patient is eager to participate in.

By |October 12th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on It’s a Goal! Setting Patient-Centered Speech Therapy Goals for Aphasia Rehabilitation

How To: Word-Finding Strategies for Aphasia

When words fail, there are things you can try to help. These 10 word-finding strategies for aphasia can be learned and practiced in speech therapy and at home. Free handout to download and share, along with apps that can help make it easier.

By |September 28th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Word-Finding Strategies for Aphasia

How To: Phonological Components Analysis (PCA) Treatment for Aphasia

A step-by-step guide to doing Phonological Components Analysis, an evidence-based aphasia therapy protocol to improve anomia after stroke or brain injury. Learn how PCA works, how to do it, and how an app can help promote independence and intensive practice. Includes a free download!

By |August 31st, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Phonological Components Analysis (PCA) Treatment for Aphasia