Monthly Archives: June 2014

Aphasia Awareness Month: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Did you know that June is National Aphasia Awareness Month? Aphasia is a language disorder caused by neurological damage, like stroke and traumatic brain injury, that results in difficulty producing or understanding language. In support of Aphasia Awareness Month, Speech … Continue reading

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Aphasia Awareness Month: 10 Fast Facts

Each June, the National Aphasia Association recognizes National Aphasia Awareness Month, a campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the disorder so that it is more readily understood by patients, their families, and the greater public. In support of Aphasia Awareness … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person with Aphasia

Did you know that June is National Aphasia Awareness Month? Aphasia is a language disorder which affects the ability to produce or understand spoken or written language following a neurological injury. Aphasia is a disorder that can vary greatly from … Continue reading

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How much do you know about ALS?

Did you know that almost 30,000 Americans have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) at any given time? ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease is a neurological disease which attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement. Last month … Continue reading

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