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.
The Aphasia Café is a safe place for people living with aphasia to socialise and chat with one another.
Aphasia Nottingham is a volunteer-led peer support group. Come along and enjoy conversation with people affected by aphasia and volunteers. We engage in activities such as crafts, old photo conversations, singing, quizzes, games, art and we go out for meals on special occasions.
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.
This year, June 2018, we have teamed up with other UK aphasia organisations and will be supporting the work of member organisations of the Aphasia Alliance, of which the Stroke Association is one.
We offer support, friendship and understanding to all who have Aphasia (word-finding difficulties) following Stroke/TIA. Carers are very welcome too. Our aim is to acquire self-confidence in day-to-day living, find new ways to communicate if necessary and regain independence by participating in visits to local venues (dependant on weather conditions).
The Oxford Aphasia Group is a Stroke Association voluntary group that offers various activities to its members, including social support, games and quizzes, as well as outing and meals. The group also organises occasional talks by guest speakers.
Aphasia Self-Help Groups are run by and for people with Aphasia - language-loss following stroke, head injury or other neurological condition.
At our meetings we support each other, share experiences, make new friends, rebuild self-confidence and develop new skills.
Dyscover is led by Speech and Language therapists and supported by trained volunteers. We offer structured support groups and courses for people with aphasia from our purpose-built centre in Walton on the Hill and satellite in Kingston.