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At a Loss for Words – Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Aphasia Association. Aphasia affects about 2,000,000 people in the US and is most often caused by stroke, brain injury or tumor, or other neurological condition. It affects a person’s ability … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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What is Aphasia?

June 2012 has been proclaimed by the US Congress to be Aphasia Awareness Month. Bearing that in mind, we wanted to share some facts and information about aphasia: What is aphasia? Aphasia is a communication disorder that is acquired and … Continue reading

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month

The National Aphasia Association (NAA) defines aphasia as an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence.  Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand language; individuals with aphasia can also experience … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New additions

Working our way through guides, manuals, and other similar material. Each listing includes an abstract and a link to the full document in PDF format. PROBLEM SOLVING WITH REHABILITATION ENGINEERING: REHABILITATION ENGINEERING CENTER TECH BRIEF, WINTER 1990. Smith, R V, … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: More!

Deep in the 80s now! FAMILY AS THERAPEUTIC AGENT: LONG-TERM REHABILITATION FOR TRAUMATIC HEAD INJURY PATIENTS: FINAL REPORT: MARY E SWITZER FELLOWSHIP REPORT. Jacobs, H E. 1984 O06761. EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MODERN PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC TECHNIQUES AND/OR HARDWARE … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions

We’re seriously chugging through these 30 years worth of reports! Here are a few we’ve added recently. SPEECH MUSCLE SYSTEM FUNCTION IN DYSARTHRIA AND STUTTERING: FINAL REPORT: MARY E SWITZER FELLOWSHIP REPORT. McClean, M D. 1984 O06760. WRITING PROSTHESIS FOR … Continue reading

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