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The Importance of Conversation Groups
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The Importance of Conversation Groups for People with Aphasia

Conversation groups for people with aphasia are not just about learning to communicate again; they're about reconnecting with the world and reclaiming a life full of interaction and joy. For…
Art and Aphasia
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A Creative Journey to Communication Through Art

Aphasia, a condition that can make communication challenging, often leads to feelings of isolation. However, in the world of art, language is not a barrier, and expression knows no bounds.…
Aphasia Awareness Month 2024
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Aphasia Awareness Month 2024: A Time to Connect and Educate

Aphasia Awareness Month, in June, marks a significant month for many individuals and families across the globe. This is a time dedicated to increasing public knowledge about aphasia, sharing resources,…
Giving Challenge 2024 is Almost Here
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Giving Challenge 2024 Recap

  We cannot thank you enough for your generosity! We are in awe of the generosity shown to the Aphasia Community Center, Inc., during the Giving Challenge 2024 on April…
Giving Challenge 2024 is Almost Here
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Giving Challenge 2024 is Almost Here

Giving Challenge 2024 is almost here, and it is the most extensive fundraising event for the Aphasia Community Center, Inc. The Giving Challenge takes place on April 9 and 10,…
Reading Group Celebrates its 8th Anniversary
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Reading Group Celebrates its 8th Anniversary

Our Reading Group is celebrating its 8th Anniversary thanks to Jan Bisset, Ph.D. Jan was instrumental in starting and continuing to lead the Reading Group.   The Reading Group gathers to…
New Classes at the Aphasia Community Center
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New Classes are a Hit!

In January, the Aphasia Community Center rolled out four new classes. All four classes were hits! If you didn’t get to join us last month, you get another chance in…
New Classes at the Aphasia Community Center
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New Classes Available at the Aphasia Community Center (ACC)!

New classes will be available at the ACC starting in January. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC Group Chat) is making a return. In addition, the Aphasia Community Center will now…
Computer Apps Class
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Computer Apps Class

Computer Apps Class is a free in-person session and resource that provides hands-on training, support, and guidance for people with aphasia using speech therapy apps on an iPad.  The speech…
Aphasia Community Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
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Aphasia Community Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The Aphasia Community Center’s fifth anniversary celebration was attended by Center members, its dedicated volunteers, speech-language pathologists and board members. The celebration occurred between the Tuesday classes provided at the…
Why Play Games?
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Why Play Games?

Why play games? Games aren't just fun. Games also allow people with aphasia to practice reading, math, and socialization skills. Games can help restore lost skills, such as sequencing, numbers,…
Aphasia Community Center's 5th Birthday
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Aphasia Community Center’s 5th Birthday!

Dear Friends, it's the Aphasia Community Center's 5th Birthday.  We hope you'll help us celebrate our first 5 years with a  donation of "5." Make it your kind of "5"…
We had a full house at the Aphasia Awareness Dinner 2023
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Aphasia Awareness Dinner 2023 Huge Success

The Aphasia Community Center held its Aphasia Awareness Dinner 2023 in June.  There was a crowd of approximately 94 people who attended.  At the dinner, we learned ways to communicate…
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Math for Daily Living

Many people with aphasia experience a problem with the activities of daily living involving numbers and basic number comprehension. This problem can cause issues with understanding prices and quantities in…
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Aphasia Awareness Month

June is Aphasia Awareness Month. This is a national campaign to increase awareness about the language disorder and recognize people with Aphasia and their caregivers. Aphasia is a communication disorder…
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