The Case Against Using Aphasia Apps

What is an aphasia app? An Aphasia App is an application downloaded by a user to a mobile device with the goal of improving a skill like naming objects. Aphasia apps usually provide one methodology for improving each skill. They generally cost between $10.00 and $50.00 each. The Case Against Using Aphasia Apps The main…
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Types of Aphasia Treatment

There are many methods to treat aphasia.  Below find quick summaries of some of the most common methods being used.  For more information, just Google the bold terms. Community Support and Integration Aphasia Groups—treatment and support for people with aphasia that can improve linguistic functioning in a natural setting which offers individuals and family members…
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Brain Stimulation and Aphasia

This new aphasia research is personalization at its best. Rather than treat every brain the same, researchers are designing brain stimulation programs for individuals by using brain scans. They’re mapping how each individual uses their brain when recalling words. NAA Board Member, Dr. Peter Turkletaub, is involved in a new research study pairing brain stimulation…
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Word Retrieval 2

One of the most common results of brain injury to the left side of the brain is word retrieval problems most often referred to as anomia or dysnomia. The most common complaint is they know what they want to say but can’t come up with the right word. This is often seen in people without brain…
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