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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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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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