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. 


            Aphasia Awareness Dinner

              Enjoy dinner and learn from those

                “Living Successfully with Aphasia”

                              Saturday, June 24


                     Concordia Lutheran Church

                                       Willer Hall

                              2185 Wood Street

                              Sarasota, FL 34237

                   Please RSVP to reserve a seat