Aphasia is a loss of language resulting from stroke or other brain injury. As an adult communication disability, aphasia affects spoken and written language, namely… speaking, writing, reading, and/or understanding others, but without loss of intellect.
The Aphasia Community Center welcomes all persons with aphasia in Sarasota and surrounding counties including full-time residents, part-time residents, and extended visitors in Florida.
The Aphasia Community Center (ACC) provides program sessions for persons with aphasia, an acquired adult communication/language disorder after stroke or other brain injury. Sessions are FREE and focus on improving and maintaining communication skills and well-being for persons with aphasia through social and functional group activities. These include conversation, reading, writing, number skills and exercise. Facilitators use aphasia-friendly materials and supportive techniques.
Sports Class- This class will be using communication strategies such as speaking, reading and writing, including devices and reading newspaper stats. topics include teams, scores, stats and players.
See our March calendar for a full list of classes offered. Please RSVP for sessions with class organizer.