This is a Finding Words story! I survivor 7 stroke/TIA mixes. August 2012 had 2 stroke in 2 weeks affect…

Shouting in the wind

On Saturday in August of 2010, I was going places. I went to McDonalds but couldn’t talk to order my…

Lisa’s Story

This is after my stroke on Dec 22, 09. I was in rehab for 6 months. I couldn’t talk or…

Richard’s Story

I ahd a stroke on Sept. 24, 2000 while I was in my morning shower. My wife immediately recognized it…

Bill’s Story

My name is Paul. I can’t talk very well. I had a stroke in 2013. I couldn’t talk for 4…

Paul’s Story

I woke up December 1998 and could not talk. I thought I had laurengitis. I went to work and worked…

Hercules Story

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

Aphasic turned SLP

The first time Aphasia came to my life in didn’t no what it caled, I had just had my 4th…

Me and My Aphasia

Ed’s life was all about sports. From seeing his first World Series in elementary school to playing basketball, soccer, running…

Redefining Ed.

On August 26, 2008, just 2 weeks short of her 75th birthday, my mother, Ollie Baljkas, suffered a triple infarction…

My Mom's Journey

My name is Chris Conlon, and Brain Stroke at Dec 28, 2012. My age is a 38 years. My run…

Aphasia Fight

My name is Debbie. Before the stroke, I worked at Rec. and Parks doing many different things. I worked in…

My Recovery

My name is Mike. I worked at Bethlehem Steel full-time as an accountant since 1990. I had a massive stroke…

My Story

I had my stroke in 2010 which ended many things in life including work. The stroke affected my right hand…

Living with aphasia

On March 28th, 2004, I had an AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) on the left side of my brain. This stroke subsequently…

My AVM

My husband had a stoke just over 3 years ago and we have been living with aphasia ever since. At…

The game of Charades

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

Empowering to communicate