Tag Archives: Aphasia

June is Aphasia Awareness Month!

Did you know that of the estimated 750,000 strokes that occur each year in the United States, about one third result in aphasia? Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs after a stroke or other neurological injury that makes it … Continue reading

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Three Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Make Your Twilight Years Your Best Yet

  As science and medicine advance at an ever-increasing rate, people today are living longer than ever. With senior citizens making up the largest and fastest growing segment of our population, making sure that people maintain their health well into … Continue reading

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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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September is Healthy Aging Month!

Did you know that senior citizens are the largest and fastest growing population in the United States? According to the U.S. Census, the 65-and-older population grew 15% between 2000 and 2010, to an estimated 40.3 million seniors. Because people are … 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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