An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
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.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
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.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.