Navigating the holidays with aphasia

Holidays with aphasia

Navigating The Holidays With Aphasia “There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.” Kristin Wiig Many greet the holidays with cheerful anticipation. After all, it means time with family, those Hallmark movies that everyone loves, and the overall holly jolly spirit of Christmas. However, for those with aphasia, the holidays can […]

Maintaining a strong relationship with your partner while living with aphasia

Maintaining a strong relationship with your partner while living with aphasia We welcome guest blogger Veronique Theberge from Weird And Wonderful Brain. Communication is an important part of a relationship with your significant other. Brain injury can challenge many aspects of your relationship with your loved one, and if aphasia is in the mix, it represents […]

Communication Strategies For Adults With Aphasia

Communication Strategies For Adults With Aphasia

Communications Strategies For Adults With Aphasia Those with aphasia often develop multiple strategies to communicate with others and educate others about the best ways to communicate with them. We are sharing a few helpful resources and tips straight from my husband, Ryan’s, communication toolbox! Ryan has aphasia which means he has trouble speaking and has […]

Putting the “FUN” in Functional Phrases

Functional Phrases Aphasia

Putting the “FUN” in Functional Phrases One of the most heartbreaking side effects of aphasia is loneliness. It’s not uncommon to see someone with aphasia tucked away in a corner by themselves during a family birthday party. Or maybe they are pretending to be on their phone when spending time with friends because they don’t […]

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