Sit down for a chat with Aphasia House founder Janet Whiteside to learn about this innovative speech therapy clinic at UCF. The home-like setting encourages natural conversations and friendships in an intensive therapy program.
Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is language disorder that gradually impairs a person’s ability to speak or comprehend language over time. Learn what PPA is, how it can be diagnosed and treated, and what you can do to help someone with PPA communicate better.
We visit Emerson College to find out more about a life-participation model of aphasia group therapy that is connecting stroke survivors with family and friends through technology. Find out how Connecting Online is brining people with aphasia together in person in a unique model that targets language goals with social media.
Aphasia technology pioneer Darlene Williamson explains what VAST is and why videos are so effective at helping stroke survivors to speak again. Learn more about the history, theory, and technology behind the videos that make our Apraxia Therapy app so powerful in this interview.
Stroke can be a frightening word to hear if you find out that you or someone you know has experienced one. But what is a stroke exactly? Find out the various types, what causes it, how to prevent a stroke, how to spot one happening, and what happens afterwards as stroke survivors try to recover with rehabilitation.