Co-Survivor Resource

Aphasia Communication Tips

Try these tips to help communicate with your loved one with Aphasia. The suggestions may help the person with Aphasia to understand and communicate easier.
Member Spotlight

Aphasia Peer Mentor Program

The Aphasia Community Center proudly announces the "Aphasia Peer Mentor Program." Our Peer Mentors, Rick Reese and Tom Boyle, work with newly diagnosed persons with Aphasia and their family members.
Class and Event Spotlight

Aphasia: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good

At the February Suncoast Aphasia Support Group, the attendees had a lively discussion about Aphasia: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. We have reversed the order because who wants to end on a sour note! Can you relate to any of these? Do they describe your feelings?
Living With Aphasia

Incorporating Speech Therapy into Daily Living

Per the American Stroke Foundation: As a stroke survivor, your primary goal is to build new passageways around the damaged area where your knowledge remains. Here are some easy ways to incorporate speech therapy into your daily living activities.
Definitions

What is Aphasia?

Aphasia is a loss of language due to injury to the brain. Stroke is the most common cause of Aphasia in adults. However, Aphasia may result from a traumatic brain injury, tumor, disease, or neurological condition.