June is Aphasia Awareness Month. 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.
Speakability Self-Help Groups are run by and for people with Aphasia - language-loss following stroke, head injury or other neurological condition.
About the three most common types of aphasia.
Information about aphasia and communication problems.
Through a range of activities and meetings, the Greenhill Aphasia Group provides essential peer and social support. Activities include conversation, keep fit, art and quizzes.
Reading in aphasia
As an Aphasia Cafe Supporter you will be supporting stroke survivors whose communication has been affected by their stroke to develop new strategies to aid their communication.
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.
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.