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I’ve lost my words but not my brain – Inside Halton

Here I am, sitting at my computer to write this article about, um, you know, oh, what’s…

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Aphasia: A Disruption in Communication – LifeBridge Health

Ever heard of aphasia? Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain…

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Novel personal narrative therapy to help people with aphasia tell their story – City, University of London

Researchers from City have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story,…

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Concert in aid of Bury-based aphasia support charity – This Is Lancashire

AN EVENING concert helped raise money for a Bury charity specialising in helping people with the language…

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Belfast singing classes aim to help stroke survivors speak again – Belfast Live

A singing project being piloted across Belfast is hoping to help stroke survivors to speak again. East Belfast…

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Therapy helps patients speak – The Yorkshire Post

Sue Hutchings suffered a stroke four years ago which left her strugglnig to communicate. “I find it…

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Lee Visits Kiwanis – Journal Review

Dr. Jiyeon Lee, assistant professor of speech and language at Purdue University in West Lafayette, spoke recently…

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Computer therapy can help people with aphasia find lost words – BT.com

Computer therapy can help people with language disorder aphasia learn new words – even years after a…

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Concert in aid of Bury-based aphasia support charity – Bury Times

AN EVENING concert helped raise money for a Bury charity specialising in helping people with the language…

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Russian Scientists Working on Online Speech Rehabilitation System – Sputnik International

This system, developed by linguists from the Siberian Federal University and experts from the Federal Siberian Science-Clinical…

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Film Screening Features Life with Aphasia – PR Web

Only about 10% of people have heard of “aphasia”, a communication disability due to stroke or other…

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iReadMore app improves reading ability of stroke patients – Medical Xpress

A new smart app designed to improve the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke…

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UCL app significantly improves reading ability of stroke patients – Science Business

A new smart app designed to improve the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke…

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Professor Jane Marshall awarded OBE for services to aphasia – City, University of London

Professor Jane Marshall, a speech and language therapist at City, University of London, has been awarded an…

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Pain, work and hope: The journey after stroke – Post Register

Kelsey Pennock’s father, Scott Pennock, suffered a severe stroke in 2015 when he was 56, resulting in…

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6 possible signs of dementia – Saga Magazine News

Although memory loss is the most common and best-known symptom of dementia, it’s not the only one…

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Aphasia patients teach doctors, nurses how to talk to them – CBC.ca

On a warm spring afternoon, groups of people sit talking at a few wooden tables in a…

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Tea room bidding to help stroke survivors in Make May Purple – South Wales Argus

A CAFE in Abergavenny is helping to raise awareness about strokes and offering support to survivors. Emmeline’s Tea…

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Charity funded iPads enhance care of Sheffield stroke patients – South Yorkshire Times

Tablets and apps paid for by Sheffield Hospitals Charity are helping to revolutionise the care of city…

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Virtual world can help address problems of stroke-related communication condition – City, University of London

A study from City, University of London has found that time spent in a virtual world called…

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Daredevil pensioner to take a wingwalk for Stroke Association – Herald Series

AN Oxfordshire pensioner is braving a wing walk to raise money for the Stroke Association’s awareness month…

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The Brain Reassigns Tasks To Different Brain Regions To Fight Against Dementia – Health Thoroughfare

The brain reassigns tasks to different brain regions to fight neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease,…

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New treatment may improve speech after stroke – Cambridge Network

The treatment – developed by a speech therapist and cognitive neuroscientists at The University of Manchester who…

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Conversation Cafe helps people with language disorder – Bloomington Pantagraph

As with any cafe, the coffee pot was on and there was friendly conversation around the table. But…

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New method could transform aphasia treatment after stroke – The University of Manchester

A new treatment has been shown to significantly improve the speech and word production of stroke patients. The…

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Neuro Rehabilitation Center expands reach to WellStar North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, OrthoSport now open – MDJOnline.com

WellStar North Fulton Neuro Rehabilitation opened the doors with a new pathway for outpatient rehabilitation services in…

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Stroke Association support group set for a move – Basingstoke Gazette

THE Stroke Association is launching a new venue for a support group to help more people affected…

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New Director for the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit – Cambridge Network

Matthew (pictured) has been Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at The University of Manchester since 2001, he also…

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New facial expression app to monitor mood in stroke patients – University of Nottingham

A new medical app that helps brain-damaged stroke patients communicate how they are feeling has been developed…

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Blackpool woman’s donation to stroke unit after life-threatening illness – Blackpool Gazette

A Blackpool woman who suffered a massive stroke just two weeks after her 40th birthday has raised…

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Wearable sensor patches on the throat unplug stroke rehabilitation – MobiHealthNews

A connected sensor patch developed by Northwestern University engineers and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, a research hospital…

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Stroke survivors in Bury St Edmunds invited to join new choir – Bury Mercury

The Second Chance Stroke Survivors Club was set up eight years ago to provide social and emotional…

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New stroke group for younger survivors launched in Weston-super-Mare – Weston & Somerset Mercury

The Stroke Association has launched the Young Strokes group which will provide a place for younger survivors…

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New Type of Wearable Electronics Could Boost Stroke Patients’ Recovery – Chicago Tonight WTTW

For patients who’ve had a stroke, rehabilitation is part of the road to recovery, but where that…

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Wearable throat sensor holds promise for stroke rehabilitation – The Engineer

The sensor, developed in the lab of Northwestern University engineering professor John A Rogers, in partnership with…

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Exeter woman speaks of shock stroke aged only 24 years old – Devon Live

The terrifying moment Emily Cane suffered a stroke has been relived by the 25-year-old in the hope…

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Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke – Engadget

Your abilities to speak and swallow are frequently signs of how well you’re coping after a stroke,…

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Be aware of stroke warning signs – act FAST to save lives – Eastbourne Herald

Stroke survivors are urging people to be aware of the warning signs of stroke and share the…

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Love helps couple fight communication difficulty caused by aphasia – ABC Online

When Kerry Flanders suffered a stroke three years ago that left her unable to speak, it was…

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Stroke survivor has to learn how to read, write and talk all over again at just 25 – Mirror.co.uk

A young woman was left partially paralysed and had to relearn how to read, write and talk…

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Locked-in syndrome hero Clodagh Dunlop can walk unaided again after almost 3 years of therapy – Belfast Live

Not even three years after being left with locked-in syndrome following a massive stroke, inspiring Clodagh Dunlop…

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Portsmouth stroke survivor welcomes launch of support group – The News

A MAN who survived five mini strokes has welcomed the launch of a new support group. Somerstown…

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Speech therapy assistant campaigns for stroke patients with aphasia – Bury Times

A SPEECH therapy assistant is campaigning for stroke patients with communication difficulties. Samantha Thinnesen undertook a 24-hour sponsored…

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Colour and Emotion exhibition explores colour as a visual language – University College London Hospitals

‘Colour & Emotion’ is an exhibition of visual artwork at UCH’s Street Gallery. It is one of…

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Healthy dad who suffered stroke at 37 losing full speech reveals heartbreaking wish to speak with family again – Mirror.co.uk

A new dad who suffered a stroke in his thirties has revealed that all he wants is…

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Stroke cafe helps survivors to thrive – South Wales Argus

THE wife of a Monmouthshire stroke survivor has praised a charity project that has made a “huge…

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Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech – The Scotsman

Last year we highlighted the likely rise in the number of strokes across the UK – increasing by almost half in the next…

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New dad who suffered a major stroke in his 30s says his greatest wish is to talk to his baby son – Evening Times

A NEW dad who suffered a major stroke in his 30s has told how his greatest wish is be able to talk freely…

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Mum left speaking with a French accent after severe stroke – Salisbury Journal

A RINGWOOD mum-of-two was left speaking in a French accent after a severe stroke. Kathy Melling, had a stroke last November and was initially…

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Charity Talk Surrey wins £1,000 bursary – Surrey Comet

A Surrey-based charity has received £1,000 for its “invaluable” work after being selected in a house building company’s community bursary scheme. Talk Surrey, a…

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