Category Archives: Aphasia Programs

Word Retrieval 1

One of the most common complaints of our members is that when naming, they know what they want to say but can't say it or incorrectly name it. We have many programs that address that issue but one of the best is Visual Confrontation Naming which is in the Word Recall Category on the Professional…
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How to Talk to Someone with Aphasia

  Speaking Environment Keep the surroundings noise-free minimizing as much background noise as possible. Limit the number of people in the conversation. Stand in the person's line of sight. Use facial expressions and gestures. Give the person time to speak and avoid talking for the person unless he/she gives you permission to do so. Make…
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Definitions

Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. There are two kinds of stroke. The more common kind, called ischemic stroke, is caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. The other kind, called hemorrhagic stroke, is caused by a…
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