Aphasia

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Stroke and tumour survivors join aphasia befriending service – The Argus

NICOLE MUNN, a mother of three, was brushing her two-year-old son’s teeth when she fell to the…

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‘Sing It For Stroke Awareness’ brings fun into education on strokes and aphasia – UPMatters.com

Stroke survivor and Founder of Spread Goodness Day, Anna Dravland has created a day to raise awareness…

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NSSHLA screens aphasia doc – The Southern News

Documentary film “Speechless,” was screened Thursday by members of Southern’s undergraduate chapter of the National Student Speech-Language…

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Robotic Arm May Help to Rehabilitate Chronic Stroke Victims, Finds New Study – NYU

This new research was led Adam Buchwald, associate professor of communicative sciences and disorders at NYU Steinhardt’s…

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‘One stroke took my speech away – I think another brought it back’ – BBC News

Peter lost his ability to speak after a stroke four years ago, at the age of 73….

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HEATHER’S BLOG– Joys of public transport to London & my talk on assistance animals

  So, yesterday I was asked if I would like…

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New group to help people with communications issues after stroke – Bournemouth Echo

FINDING yourself unable to speak or communicate properly can be one of the most upsetting results of…

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Aphasia Cafe at BITMOs GATE – South Leeds Life

Aphasia is a condition that may occur after a brain injury, and most commonly from a stroke…

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Hungerford theatre group’s special performance for 37-year-old stroke victim – Newbury Weekly News Group

THE Community of Hungerford Theatre Company is staging a special one-off performance in aid of a former…

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Aphasia has an impact on one’s ability to communicate – The Columbian

What if you wanted to speak but couldn’t string together recognizable words? What if someone spoke to…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ringwood mum is backing Stroke Association’s Lost for Words campaign – Bournemouth Echo

A RINGWOOD mum-of-two who developed a French accent after suffering a stroke is backing the Stroke Association’s Lost for Words campaign. Kathy Melling, 53,…

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Stroke survivor Barbara Parr: ‘I knew what I wanted to say but the words just wouldn’t come out’ – Belfast Newsletter

Richhill stroke survivor Barbara Parr, 52, is one of the thousands of people in Northern Ireland living with communication difficulties after a stroke….

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Islington mum left unable to speak to her son backs Stroke Association’s fundraising campaign – Islington Gazette

Joslyn Attico-Bona, 50, of Islington, had a severe stroke last year when her son was just three. It left her with no speech…

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What it’s like to suffer a devastating stroke and learn how to talk again – Wales Online

Grandmother Christine Jenkins was in work when she collapsed and suffered a devastating stroke. The horrific “brain attack” robbed the 55-year-old of her speech…

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Stroke survivor sets up apashia support group – Andover Advertiser

AN ANDOVER woman has launched a support group after suffering a stroke 20 years ago. Annie Burton is still living with communication difficulties after…

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Communication problems in stroke survivors set to double – Third Force News

Fears that 40,000 stroke survivors across Scotland could be living with the communication disability aphasia by 2025, have been aired by a leading…

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Stroke survivor left with speech difficulties is raising awareness of charity who helped him – Nottingham Post

A 57-year-old man has a new outlook on life after suffering a stroke six years ago. Michael Boswell, of Eastwood, first realised something was…

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BIG READ: ‘Mum is living proof there’s life after stroke’ – The News

One moment Jan McDonald was relaxing on a paradise Mexican beach, the next, her life hung in the balance. Jan, now 58, suffered a…

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Teacher, 28, has to re-learn how to read and speak after devastating stroke – Metro

A primary school teacher is having to re-learn reading and speaking after a severe stroke wiped her memory. Alisha Malhotra, 28, couldn’t even…

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Alisha Malhotra takes part in the Stroke Association’s ‘Lost for Words’ campaign to help fellow victims – Harrow Times

A young stroke survivor is hoping to raise awareness of life after the incident by taking part in a campaign around speech therapy. Alisha…

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‘In an instant, I’d lost everything’: Brave young stroke survivor speaks out after learning to speak and walk again – Get West London

A brave young stroke survivor has spoken about life after forgetting how to speak – and not being able to even remember the…

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