My friend Tim is very smart. He is fun and creative and kind too. He plays music, creates new games,…

The Art of Aphasia

This is a Finding Words story! I have been blessed to be a part of the wonderful world of Speech…

I “heart” SLP

When I was 16 years old, I was in a terrible car Accident and had a traumatic brain injury affecting…

Aphasic turned SLP

I enjoy working with adults who have aphasia because each new patient is a puzzle requiring me to find the…

Empowering to communicate

There are endless reasons why being a speech-language pathologist is a rewarding career. In fact, there are far too many…

Finding Meaning Again

My first semester of graduate school I was assigned to work with a client with aphasia. While frustrating for the…

Overcoming Aphasia

My late husband suffered a motor stroke a few years ago. I vs.e home from work one day and immrdiatelyy…

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Teaching a graduate course in aphasia as a professor in speech-language pathology, , I am always looking for creative ways…

Aphasia Advocacy

I’m currently a senior in the speech pathology program in college. I’m a transfer student who began the program junior…

Learning

I knew when I was in middle school that I wanted to be a Speech-Language Pathologist and I knew that…

Dear to my heart

My Grandma Diggins could not talk, But she could hum and she could walk. And even though her words got…

GRANDMA DIGGINS

The most rewarding experiences I have had working with patients who are diagnosed with aphasia, are the moments that they…

Speaking from the Heart

The best part of working with people with aphasia, is being able to help them reconnect with their loved ones….

An SLP's Joy