Information about aphasia and communication problems.
Improving our prediction of recovering language abilities after stroke.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
The Strike a Chord choir in Cwmbran are holding their first concert since forming 18 months ago.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in the rehabilitation of language ability?
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.
Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.
The Stroke Association is funding the EVA project at City University London, developing and testing a virtual world for people with aphasia to help them practise their speech and establish social connections. EVA Park won the Tech4Good People's Award 2015.
This year Speakability (now part of the Stroke Association) is launching a new #recogniseAphasia campaign and a new campaign flyer.
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.