Lingraphica’s Michael Bord Talks To Univision About Aphasia

Aphasia In The News After the recent news broke about Bruce Willis’ diagnosis of aphasia, more and more people have been asking, “What is aphasia?” We had the opportunity to speak about aphasia and its impact on those diagnosed with it, their loved ones, and what resources Lingraphica has to offer to the Spanish-speaking community…

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Navigating The Primary Progressive Aphasia Stages

Unlike many of the more common types of aphasia, primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a type of frontotemporal dementia. As it’s a type of dementia, PPA cannot be cured. In general, it’s thought to be rare. It’s also likely that many people go undiagnosed due to unfamiliarity surrounding the condition, in addition to the often…

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Bruce Willis Has Aphasia And Will Stop Acting, Family Shares

Bruce Willis is stepping away from his career as an actor following an aphasia diagnosis. His daughter, Rumer Willis, took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the news about the 67-year-old movie star. “To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and…

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What Makes Lingraphica’s TouchTalk Plus Stand Out

In 2011, we launched our midsize tablet called the TouchTalk. In the 10-plus years since, it has become our most popular communication device. We’re thrilled at how the TouchTalk has helped individuals with a variety of speech and language impairments to improve their communication, speech, and quality of life. Over the last decade, the TouchTalk…

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4 Word Games For Aphasia Online

At their core, games are meant to be fun. But just because games are fun, doesn’t mean that they can’t be helpful tools. Games have the potential to educate, to connect, and to rehabilitate. We’ve compiled a short list of free games online to consider for people with aphasia, their caregivers, and their friends. Wordle…

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4 Celebrities Who Experienced Aphasia First-Hand

Though the general population of the United States isn’t necessarily aware of it, aphasia is relatively common. It is estimated that 2 million people in the U.S. live with aphasia, so it might not be surprising to learn that some famous celebrities have lived with aphasia. Their stories, like so many of the aphasia stories…

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4 Tips On Winter Preparedness And Aphasia

Winter weather may bring seasonal enjoyment to many around the world, but winter weather is also twice as dangerous as the summer heat according to the to CDC. And when a condition like aphasia or brain injury is involved, it adds a unique level of risk to the common types of winter accidents. That’s why…

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5 Podcasts For Anyone Living With Aphasia

Podcasts have been growing in popularity for years since the medium’s inception in the early 2000s. In 2006, 22% of adults in the U.S. were aware of podcasting. Today, that percentage has climbed to 78%. If you can think of a topic, there is likely a podcast (or several) that covers it — and podcasts…

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