We’re Here to Help
You may be looking for information on aphasia. Perhaps you are searching for communication tools to help with a speech disorder. Or maybe you are hoping to try out a communication device to see if it will work for you or your loved one. In all of these cases, you’ve also come to the right place.
Lingraphica is your partner for the aphasia journey, and no matter why you’ve come to our site, we’re here to help. If you cannot find what you need, please be sure to let us know the reason for your visit, and we’ll get back to you with an answer.
Equipping Our Caregivers
Whether you have been a caregiver for 20 days or 20 years, finding the support and resources you need to care for someone with aphasia is vital to both you and your loved one. We believe that when you are better equipped for your role, your loved one has a better chance at successful communication. That’s why we’re committed to answering your questions and providing the information you seek as best we can.
If you have specific questions about caregiving or would like to speak with one of our specialists, we encourage you to fill out our form, and we’ll be in touch.
7 Quick Tips for Communication Partners (and New Caregivers)
Check out our popular blog post, “7 Quick Tips for Communication Partners (and New Caregivers)” for some helpful hints when trying to communicate with someone who has aphasia. You can also download and print the tips sheet to post to a bulletin board or share with others who may find it helpful.
12 Tips for Successful Communication with a Person Who Has Aphasia
Whether you are a person with aphasia or a loved one/friend, communicating when aphasia is in the mix can be effortful, challenging, and frustrating for all parties involved. In an effort to reduce the number of times these difficult types of interactions occur, Lingraphica has created a one-page downloadable sheet of 12 Tips for Successful Communication with a Person Who Has Aphasia.
Check out our blog post that explains more about how to handle these conversations and to download the tip sheet!
Aphasia Tips for a Happy and Inclusive Holiday Season
In the busyness of the holiday season, it can be difficult to slow down and recognize the needs of a loved one with aphasia. Between gift-shopping and prepping for holiday activities, the responsibilities of a caregiver multiply, while a loved one with aphasia may want some quiet time to recharge.
Here are 6 Tips for Navigating Aphasia in the Holiday Season for you to download and implement now. We hope these hints help your family to enjoy this season to its fullest!
New to Aphasia? We’ve got a FREE eBook for you!
Very few people ever expect a diagnosis of aphasia. It can be a frustrating, hopeless time for many. But there is hope…and help. Lingraphica developed an eBook, “What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting Aphasia” to provide comfort and suggestions for equipping someone who has aphasia to live their fullest life. Download the eBook to learn about the different types of aphasia, what questions to ask your speech-language pathologist, and how to find support from others with aphasia.
What Lingraphica Users and their Caregivers Are Saying
Functional, easy to individualize, and good support
— Caregiver of a TouchTalk Owner, 9/3/18
The staff member I spoke to was amazing! The original doctor was out if the office, I asked that the information be faxed to my husband’s general practitioner. It was done immediately, and the item was approved. There was a follow-up call, and the item is now in hand!
— Caregiver of a TouchTalk Owner, 9/3/18
It’s just a wonderful program, and it is free.
— TalkPath Therapy Web User, 9/2/18
I like your efficiency and professionalism.
— Caregiver of TouchTalk Owner, 8/30/18
Complete support from Justina in tech department. Great job!
— Person with aphasia in Device Trial, 8/24/18
It was clear and well presented. For those who are aphasic, this device is a huge assistance.
— Attendee of ACE Webinar, 8/22/18
It has been very helpful for my husband who suffered a stroke 10 years ago as well as helpful for me trying to understand what my husband wants to get across to me. The different activities are also practical. Thank you.
— Caregiver of person in Device Trial, 8/21/18
The customer service person who reached out to help us acquire this wonderful device was great.
— TouchTalk Owner, 8/21/18
[The device trainer] was so very nice. Did a great job!!!
— Caregiver of a TouchTalk Owner, 8/19/18
Este dispositivo ha ayudado a mi esposo a pronunciar palabras que antes no podía decir. Ahora sé exactamente lo que quiere desayunar. Ha sido genial. ¡También puede decir frases cortas!
This device has helped my husband to pronounce words that previously he could not say. Now I know exactly what he wants to have for breakfast. It’s been great. He can also say short phrases!
— Caregiver of a Spanish Device Owner, 8/16/18
It gives me a chance to work on my skills whenever I have the time at home.
— TalkPath Therapy Web User, 8/15/18