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- Discussion groups and background information for aphasic individuals,
caregivers, speech therapists, and researchers. Presented in Italian and
English by the Neuropsychological and Speech Therapy Service of Genoa
Aphasia forum - Portale italiano sull'afasia, gli aspetti clinici, il
recupero e l'assistenza. Attualità, forum di discussione, link a risorse
in linea. (Italian)
Aphasia Hope Foundation
Yahoo! Groups: Aphasia - Mailing list created to share information,
questions, and feelings about aphasia. Its members specifically encourage
aphasic persons to contribute to the ongoing discussion.
Information for Survivors and Care Givers
Aphasia - Consumer-oriented primer by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Includes descriptions of aphasia
varieties and related disorders, introductions to assessment and treatment
methods, and links to ASHA's articles on augmentive communication and
family adjustment to aphasia.
Aphasia - Information for Caregivers - Supportive information for
families of aphasic stroke survivors, from Caregiver-information.com.
Coping Strategies for Families Adjusting to Aphasia - Communication
tips and suggestions for support, provided by Healthtouch Online and the
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Stroke and Aphasia Information - Resources for stroke recovery,
including home therapy tips and survivors' stories. Presented by Bungalow
Software, a provider of rehabilitation programs.
Academy of Aphasia - Professional association of aphasia researchers,
offering conference notices, employment listings, and an international
directory of aphasia clinics online.
British Aphasiology Society - Professional association seeking to
disseminate information about aphasia and its treatment, encourage
excellence in the scientific investigation of aphasia, promote the
interests of aphasic individuals, and draw upon their expertise.
National Aphasia Association - Nonprofit organization devoted to
assisting people with aphasia and their families. Its online offerings
include fact sheets on aphasia, support group listings, reviews of
research, tips for finding a speech-language pathologist, and information
on upcoming NAA conferences.
Speakability - UK charity that is dedicated to helping aphasic
individuals rebuild communication through information services, self-help
groups, training of treatment professionals, and public advocacy.
UK Connect - Supporting aphasic individuals in the United Kingdom
through an integrated program of therapy, education, and research.
Adult Aphasia: Recent Research - Fact sheet covering types of aphasia,
treatments, research, and resources, as well as new approaches to
evaluation, characterization, and therapies. From the National Institute
on Deafness and Other Communication disorders.
Aphasia - Overview of aphasia subtypes, authored by Sherry T. Gliesche,
MS, SLP, and presented by the International MS Support Foundation.
ERUDIT Aphasia Tutorial - Demonstration of a neural network classifier
for the diagnosis of aphasia subtypes.
Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center - Located at the Boston
Veterans Administration Medical Center and affiliated with Boston
International Aphasia Project - Studying stroke-induced communication
difficulties, in multiple languages, to achieve a better understanding of
the brain mechanisms that are responsible for normal and abnormal language
Language Disorders Arena - Provides professionals and researchers in
the area of Language Disorders and Aphasia with information on the range
of Book, Journal and Test publications produced by Psychology Press, a
member of the Taylor & Francis Group.
NINDS Aphasia Information Page - Basic information from the National
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Talkback Association for Aphasia, Inc. - Assisting aphasic individuals
and their carers through aphasia friendly fact sheets and local services
in South Australia.
Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia - An article with a
description, assistance available and where to obtain additional
The Jogger -
The patented Jogger™
system uses a combination of handheld PDA and Internet technologies to
enable persons with short-term memory loss to better manage their affairs
and thereby increase their independence and productivity.
Bungalow Software - Software for rehabilitation from stroke, aphasia,
and head injuries.
Parrot Software - Offers speech and communication programs for people
who suffer aphasia due to stroke, Alzheimer's, or other forms of brain
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010