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Aphasia: The Basics

December 20, 2021 by txinsights.
Aphasia can be a confusing term for many to understand. Aphasia is a general term used when a person has trouble with four different parts that make up our language abilities. This handout will explain the umbrella term “aphasia” and break down the four parts of the language abilities that a speech therapist assesses after […]
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Aphasia Therapy: How to Practice at Home

December 20, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout lists several specific challenges to do in order to target language at the word and phrase/sentence levels with ideas for targeting reading and writing.
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Aphasia Resources

December 20, 2021 by txinsights.
People with aphasia and their families are hungry for resources and connection. How else are we to find meaning beyond our loss of neural language networks? By building networks of community. This handout describes national aphasia resources that anyone can access and find connection and meaning within.
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Alphabet Boards

December 20, 2021 by txinsights.
Alphabet boards to have handy when assessing people with aphasia or other communication barriers. Two separate layouts: alphabetical and QWERTY keyboard.
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5 Pocket-Sized Low Tech AAC Cards for People with Aphasia

December 9, 2021 by txinsights.
5 low-tech AAC cards designed for people who want a low-key, basic, pocketable communication tool. The five cards feature an alphabet board, basic words (nurse, doctor, bathroom, medications, glasses, shoes), emojis to communicate emotions, a visual pain scale, and yes/no card with communication strategies.
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5 Alternating Attention Tasks (No Language Required)

December 9, 2021 by txinsights.
These 5 alternating attention tasks require patients to alternate attention between the objects ordered at the top of the page and the objects randomly placed below. These tasks do not require the patient to read and may work for people who have aphasia or when there is a language barrier.
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