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How Does a Speech-Language Pathologist Help a Person with Aphasia?

  Did you know that aphasia affects about two million Americans, is more common than Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy, and yet, most people have never heard of it? Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs after a … Continue reading

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Aphasia ID Cards: Improving Understanding and Increasing Awareness

Did you know that June is Aphasia Awareness Month? Aphasia is a communication disorder that makes it difficult to communicate with language. Aphasia occurs after a neurological injury (often a stroke) and affects approximately 180,000 people in the United States … Continue reading

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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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Aphasia Awareness Month: Moving forward as a family

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month! In support of this campaign to raise public awareness about aphasia, our blogs in the month of June will deal with issues in aphasia: today we conclude our series by talking about how aphasia … Continue reading

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Aphasia Awareness Month: Three ways a speech-language pathologist can help!

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month! In support of this campaign to raise public awareness about aphasia, our blogs in the month of June will deal with issues in aphasia: today we focus on how speech-language pathologists help people with … Continue reading

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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month!

Did you know that 80,000 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. To raise public awareness of this disorder, each … Continue reading

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Aphasia Awareness Month: Alternative and Augmentative Communication

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month! In support of this campaign, Speech Associates of NY has dedicated one blog each week in the month of June to issues in aphasia. Today, we wrap up our series by talking about options … Continue reading

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