Regaining Independence in Your Community

Having aphasia doesn’t have to stop you from being an active participant in your community.  A Lingraphica AAC device can make everyday outings simple and accessible. Whether you want to order from your favorite restaurants, express concerns to your doctor, or ask for help in case of an emergency, a device can help. Watch this…

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Regaining Your Independence With an AAC Device

Surviving a stroke and being diagnosed with aphasia is a harrowing experience. Although many individuals fully or partially recover from aphasia within the first year, others endure moderate to severe aphasia for years or even for the rest of their lives. Aphasia can significantly curb a person’s independence and make them entirely dependent on a…

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Stroke Survivor Bob Barren Tells His Story

Bob Barron talks about his life before he suffered a stroke five years ago and how having aphasia has changed his life. Hear about his journey in the video below. Interested in how Lingraphica can help you? Schedule a call with one of our communication specialists or call now to speak to someone. Lingraphica Can…

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Can Your Speech Improve?

An aphasia diagnosis can be life shattering for both the individual with aphasia and his or her loved ones. If your speech is affected, you may wonder whether it will go back to what is was like before the onset of aphasia and how much time it will take to see an improvement. The short…

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Brokenness and Aphasia

By guest author: Rochelle Anderson I’m not sure what disability means. Does it mean the inability to be employed as stated by the Social Security Administration? Is it the World Health Organization (WHO) definition as an umbrella term covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions? For me, disability means the right side of my body is broken,…

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Four Reasons to Join Virtual Connections

Virtual Connections is a new free program that offers a series of daily online meetups for individuals with aphasia and their families.  The program was co-developed by Lingraphica and the Aphasia Recovery Connection (ARC). To date, hundreds of individuals have taken part in the sessions with many returning throughout the week for additional sessions. If…

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Mature adult couple doing yoga as part of their self-care routine

9 Steps to Self-Care When Caring for Someone with Aphasia

Caring for yourself is, perhaps, the most important thing you can do when you’re responsible for caring for a loved one. Without taking the time to focus attention on yourself, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, burned out, and even resentful. An increased stress level is the most common side effect of being a caregiver for…

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Shows to Binge and Talk About this Holiday Season

Journalists and media writers like to say we’re living in “Peak TV” because there have been a lot of good TV shows recently. But, a lot of the best shows aren’t just aired on traditional networks anymore — many also appear on online streaming services. With the kids and grandkids around for the holidays, these…

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Six Free Aphasia-Friendly Video Games

Video games are now one of the most popular forms of entertainment, with some attracting millions of players worldwide. And who doesn’t like playing games? Word games in particular are a great, fun way for people with aphasia and their caregivers to play with words. These games can be downloaded onto a mobile phone or…

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