The Academy of Aphasia is an organization made up of researchers who study the language problems of people who have neurological diseases. Last week, Stroke Association funded researchers presented their exciting aphasia research at the Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting 2016, held 16-18th October in Llanduno, Wales.
TALK - Support for People with Aphasia following a stroke is a Stroke Association affiliated independent group. The group offers a variety of activities, mainly focusing on social and communication support.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in rehabilitation of language ability?
After a stroke, around one in three people have difficulty speaking and understanding. This can be terrifying and isolating, particularly at Christmas time. The Stroke Association is helping stroke survivors who are lost for words. With your support this Christmas, even more people can rebuild their lives.
Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?
Improving our prediction of recovering language abilities after stroke
How Aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
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.