We are a small group of ladies with aphasia who meet every Tuesday at 11am for a chat.
More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, a communication disability which can affect their ability to understand, speak, read, write and use numbers.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Find out how to access a UK-wide consultation group for stroke survivors with aphasia, a communication disorder which is common after stroke.
This research will produce an assessment of functional, everyday reading. The assessment will help therapists working with people with aphasia to identify why the person is finding it difficult to read and monitor the effects of treatment.
Find out more about the three most common types of aphasia.
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, but still too little is known about it. Help us raise awareness and support the Communication Access Symbol initiative.
Aphasia is a complex language and communication disorder resulting from damage to the language centres of the brain. Here you can find out more about the types of Aphasia as well as more information on recovery.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
The Choir is an opportunity to meet other people who have been affected by stroke and build confidence. They encourage, empower and support through music and song.