‘Aphasia is 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 others.’
June is Aphasia Awareness month, dedicated to raising public education around this disorder and recognising the people living and caring for people with Aphasia. If you are looking for support related to Aphasia the following resources provide useful information:
In recent news our CEO Aviva Cohen gave a presentation at the National Healthcare Conference as a finalist in the Innovator Awards. She emphasised the benefits of using apps to support Speech and Language Therapy. Aviva discussed our Talk Around It apps for word finding difficulties and received positive feedback from the audience.
This June we are all working towards a greater understanding of aphasia. If you know someone living with communication difficulties you can learn effective communication tips using our free One Skill Video app. The 9 videos show different scenes with tips for a more productive conversation.