Aphasia: What is it ?

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.


Join Us

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. 


The Aphasia Community Center Board is proud to announce New Programing for 2023!

We will be offering two new sessions:

It’s all about  SPORTS! Discuss scores, teams, players, seasons and more. 


2. Computer App Class- Learn about apps for aphasia. During a guided group setting, participants use apps for language therapy/practice on iPads.

New Tuesday Schedule starting in January 2023 (1st & 2nd Tuesdays)
9:30-9:45        Coffee chat/announcements 
9:45-11:15     CLASS
11:15-11:45  Lunch break (bring your own)
11:45-1:00     CLASS


See our January calendar for a full list of classes offered.  Please RSVP for sessions with class organizer.