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Name Aphasia
Related to/Also known as Dysphasia
Symptoms of Aphasia
Aphasia is an acquired disorder of language, usually caused by stroke, head injury or other neurological condition. People with aphasia find it difficult to understand, speak, read or write language; yet their intellect remains intact.
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Useful national contacts

Stroke Association
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Helpline: 0303 303 3100
Find your local support group:
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Connect (The Communication Disability Network)
Link opens in new window www.ukconnect.org
Find your local support group:
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News and events

Neuro Device, a Polish company, has developed an innovative rehabilitation system for people with post-stroke aphasia (April 2018)

Link opens in new window Link opens in new window www.facebook.com/neurodevice/photos/a.1600182796886994.1073741829.1590873167817957/1900609943510943

You can watch the Polish ambassador to Britain talking about this:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mv987r23C-M

Online resources Aphasia (NHS Choices)
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Aphasia (Contact A Family)
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Our resources

Aphasia inside out The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Aphasia and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Aphasia Inside Out: Reflections on communication disability by Susie Parr, Judy Duchan and Carole Pound. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
Find this in a library at WorldCat.org