About Lingraphica

Lingraphica helps people with speech and language impairments improve their communication, speech, and quality of life.

A Brief History of Lingraphica

 

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  • Pilot Studies

    Pilot Studies

    Dr. Richard Steele and others pilot the first studies of the benefits of computer-based communication systems in persons with severe aphasia.

  • Lingraphica is Born

    Lingraphica is Born

    The early research studies had proven sufficiently promising and a group of investors decide to seed the company.

  • First Lingraphica Device is Sold

    First Lingraphica Device is Sold

    The first Lingraphica speech-generating device is sold and the device is approved by the Veteran’s Administration for eligible veterans.

  • Medicare Reimbursable

    Medicare Reimbursable

    Lingraphica’s speech-generating devices become Medicare reimbursable, making them more readily available for countless stroke and aphasia survivors.

  • SmallTalk is Launched

    SmallTalk is Launched

    The SmallTalk app series is launched, making the company’s technology accessible to an even larger number of stroke and aphasia survivors.

  • TouchTalk is Launched

    TouchTalk is Launched

    The first tablet-style speech-generating device, named TouchTalk, is introduced, allowing patients to more easily carry their devices and use them in any setting.

  • Lingraphica at TEDxWilmington

    CEO Andrew Gomory presents Lost Words – Finding Hope for Aphasia Through Technology at TEDxWilimington

  • Lingraphica Hits 10K Users

    Lingraphica Hits 10K Users

    Lingraphica has sold over 10,000 speech-generating devices and its apps have been downloaded over 2M times, making it one of the most widely used assistive communication technologies in the world.

Leadership at Lingraphica

Andrew Gomory

CEO

Andrew joined Lingraphica as CEO in 2003. He has experience in the areas of software development, computer mapping, routing, and logistics industry. Today, Andrew oversees the company’s product development, sales, marketing, and clinical teams. He provides valuable leadership skills to the company and helps propel it into the next generation of aphasia research and therapy offerings. Andrew holds a BS from Princeton University and an MS in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

Kevin Self

Director of Marketing

Kevin joined Lingraphica in 2012. He brings more than 15 years of experience in journalism, marketing, and healthcare communications. Prior to joining Lingraphica’s management team, he was an editor at various healthcare and technology publications, directed communications for a small business advocacy group, and handled client services for a technology marketing agency. He holds a BA from University of Maryland College Park.

Audi Cathcart, MA, CCC-SLP

Director of Sales

Audi joined Lingraphica in 2014. She is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist. Prior to joining Lingraphica as a Clinical Consultant, she owned a private speech-language pathology practice in Indianapolis. She has also worked as an SLP in schools, home-health organizations, and the Veterans Administration. She holds a BS from Purdue University and an MA from University of Memphis.

Punit Raizada

Director of Product Development

Punit joined Lingraphica in 2014. He brings more than 15 years of experience in software development. He previously worked at Scanbuy Inc. managing the development and implementation of their flagship products. He holds a BA and an MS in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Jen Rivers

Director of Operations and Contracts

Jennifer joined Lingraphica in 2016. She brings more than 3 years of experience in the durable medical equipment field. Jennifer has helped patients, both adult and pediatric, acquire medical equipment necessary to ensure the very best quality of life. She holds a BS from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Meet the Team