Resources for Aphasia

In observance of Aphasia Awareness Month we have checked our Ready Reference for resources on Aphasia.  The following is a listing of those resources and since stroke can result in aphasia we have also included resources on stroke.

American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
Toll Free: 800/638-8255
Email: actioncenter@asha.org
www.asha.org

American Stroke Association (ASA): A Division of American Heart Association
Toll Free: 888/478-7653
Email: strokeassociation@heart.org
www.strokeassociation.org

Aphasia Hope Foundation (AHF)
Toll Free: 866/449-5804, 913/402-8306 (V)
Email: judistradinger@aphasiahope.org
www.aphasiahope.org

Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
Phone: 817/492-4325
Email: info437@chasa.org
www.hemi-kids.org

Hazel K. Goddess Fund for Stroke Research in Women
Phone: 212/713-6789
Email: info@thegoddessfund.org
www.thegoddessfund.org

National Aphasia Association (NAA)
Toll Free: 800/922-4622, 212/267-2814 (V)
Email:  responsecenter@aphasia.org, naa@aphasia.org
Locate an Aphasia Community Group by State: www.aphasia.org/aphasia_community/aphasia_community_groups.html
www.aphasia.org

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Toll Free: 800/241-1044 (V), 800/241-1055 (TTD/TTY), 301/496-7243 (V)
Email: nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov
www.nidcd.nih.gov

National Stroke Association (NSA)
Toll Free: 800/787-6537, 303/649-9299 (V)
Email: info@stroke.org
www.stroke.org

University of Michigan Aphasia Program
Phone: 734/764-8440
www.aphasiahelp.com

In addition to resources on Aphasia here is a listing of NIDRR-funded research over the past 30 years related to aphasia:

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Enhancing the Functional and Employment Outcomes of Individuals Who Experience a Stroke
Project Number: H133B080031

Systematic Study of the Effectiveness of AAC Intervention to Improve Conversation in Individuals with Degenerative Language Disorders
Project Number: H133G080162

Augmenting Language Therapy for Aphasia: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Levodopa in Combination with Speech-Language Therapy
Project Number: H133G070074

Computer Treatment for Aphasia: Evaluating Efficacy and Treatment Intensity
Project Number: H133G040269

Cost Effectiveness of a Computerized Oral Reading Treatment for Aphasia
Project Number: H133G010098

Web-Based Treatment for Aphasia
Project Number: H133G060055

Early Intervention with Globally Aphasic Stroke Patients Using a Computerized Visual Communication Technique
Project Number: G008720115

Evaluation of the Functional Communicative Benefit of Visual Communication for Persons with Chronic Global Aphasia
Project Number: H133G00149

Dopaminergic Enhancement of Functional Communication in Nonfluent Aphasia
Project Number: H133F50001

Reorganization of Brain Function In Recovery From Aphasia
Project Number: G008435031

 

 

 

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