Category Archives: Stroke

You Could Save a Life! Four Warning Signs of Stroke

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! Did you know that 180,000 people are diagnosed with aphasia every year in the United States? By 2020, it’s estimated that up to 2,000,000 people in the United States will have aphasia. People with aphasia … Continue reading

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You Can Save a Life! Learn the Early Signs of Stroke

It’s Better Speech and Hearing Month! This public awareness campaign is led by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association to help raise public awareness of communication disorders. This year’s campaign theme is Early Intervention Counts! In support of Better Speech and … 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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Four Warning Signs of a Stroke You NEED to Know!

Did you know that May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? This year, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has chosen Identify the Signs as the theme for this year’s public awareness campaign. In support of Better Speech and Hearing Month, each … Continue reading

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When should you see a Speech-Language Pathologist?

Many people have heard of speech-language pathology, but aren’t aware of the range of services that they offer. Speech-therapists don’t just work with people who stutter or children with speech impediments. Speech-language pathologists work with anyone who has difficulty with … Continue reading

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Strokes and Memory: How Speech Therapy Can Help

  After a person has a stroke, a speech-language pathologist is often a critical part of the recovery team, helping to restore communication and compensate for losses in speech and language. But did you know speech therapists can help with … Continue reading

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Strokes and Communication: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, responsible for roughly one out of every 19 deaths in the nation. On average, one person dies from a stroke every four minutes in the United States. … Continue reading

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