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

This is my new life with Aphasia ‚Äč ‚ÄčThis is my new life with aphasia. My hemorrhagic stroke happened on…

my new life with aphasia

I wasn’t quite sure what to check to describe my connection to aphasia…I’m a speech-language pathologist (SLP), a caregiver, and…

Aphasia can't…

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

Finding Meaning Again

I’m Denise and I have aphasia. I attend the Adler Aphasia Center in New Jersey. I decided that we need…

Outrageous for Aphasia

In 2005, I found myself working with several stroke survivors as a Speech Language Pathologist. One stroke survivor in particular…

Working with stroke survivors

I am Alex and I am aphasic. I was the Director of Environmental Health for Cochise County, in southern Arizona….

Continuing to Learn

FIRE DREAMS Voices for Adventurer, Architect and Aphasiac I have aphasia since 2006. I know it is ironic that my…

FIRE DREAMS

Dec. 6 1998 I went out blowing leaves and I had my stroke. I was standing up on a contraption…

My Stroke Story

Bob Hall is a veteran, business owner, stroke survivor, and advocate for aphasia. Bob was born near Niagara Falls in…

Bob Hall

Aphasia touched ME! More like, Aphasia SMACKED ME, but back to a new REALITY. My life was somewhat simple after…

Aphasia Touches