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Academy of Aphasia
Professional association of aphasia researchers, offering conference notices, employment listings, and an international directory of aphasia clinics online.
url: www.academyofaphasia.org/

Adult Aphasia: Recent Research
Fact sheet covering established aphasia types and therapies, support organizations, and new approaches to evaluation, characterization, and treatment. Published by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
url: www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/adultaphasia.asp

Aphasia
Consumer-oriented primer by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Includes descriptions of aphasia varieties and related disorders, introductions to assessment and treatment methods, and links to ASHA's articles on augmentive communication and family adjustment to aphasia.
url: www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Aphasia_info....

Aphasia Center of California
Oakland-based center providing group and individual speech-language treatment, caregiver's groups, and recreational classes for individuals with aphasia following stroke. Established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1996.
url: www.aphasiacenter.org/

Aphasia Centre of Ottawa
Communication disorders specialists, in partnership with social workers and trained volunteers, provide programs to help people adjust to living with aphasia and to again participate in regular community activities.
url: www.aphasiaottawa.com

Aphasia Forum
Background information for aphasic individuals, caregivers, speech therapists, and researchers. Presented in English and Italian by the Neuropsychological and Speech Therapy Service of Genoa University.
url: www.aphasiaforum.com/ENGL.HTM

Aphasia Hope Foundation
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promoting aphasia research and working to ensure that all aphasia survivors and caregivers have an awareness of, and access to, appropriate therapy. Features of the Foundation's online home include study announcements and forums for caregivers, survivors, treatment professionals, and researchers.
url: www.aphasiahope.org/

Aphasia Institute
Toronto-based charitable organization assisting individuals with aphasia, their families, and professionals in the field.
url: www.aphasia.ca/

Aphasia Now
Community for people with this condition. Contains a support forum, news, resources, and help.
url: www.aphasianow.org/

Aphasia Self-Help Group Gloucestershire (Glos-Speak)
A friendly and supportive group, established in 2001 by aphasic speakers and affiliated to Speakability--a UK charity for individuals with aphasia.
url: www.aphasia-glos.org.uk/

aphasiahelp.org
Information, penpals, and personal pages, specifically for people with aphasia.
url: www.aphasiahelp.org/

BCM Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory - Study on Aphasia and Treatment for Sentence Production Deficits of Stroke Survivors
Clinical study investigating a therapeutic approach to aggramatism in Broca's Aphasia. Based in Houston, Texas, at the Baylor College of Medicine.
url: www.bcm.edu/pm&r/research/cogneurolab/html/aph...

British Aphasiology Society
Professional association seeking to disseminate information about aphasia and its treatment, encourage excellence in the scientific investigation of aphasia, promote the interests of aphasic individuals, and draw upon their expertise.
url: www.bas.org.uk/

The Copenhagen Aphasia Study
An investigation of aphasia and its treatment, with a special focus on the development of software for communication and rehabilitation. Developers are invited to collaborate on an open-source project.
url: www.open-rehab.com/cocop.html

Coping Strategies for Families Adjusting to Aphasia
Communication tips and suggestions for support, provided by Healthtouch Online and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
url: www.healthtouch.com/bin/EContent_HT/showAllLfts.as...

Dyscover
Support groups for dysphasic individuals in Surrey (UK). Managed by speech-language therapists.
url: www.dyscover.org.uk/

eMedicine - Aphasia
Clinical review of aphasia and its subtypes, authored Daniel H Jacobs, MD.
url: www.emedicine.com/neuro/topic437.htm

ERUDIT Aphasia Tutorial
Demonstration of a neural network classifier for the diagnosis of aphasia subtypes.
url: fuzzy.iau.dtu.dk/aphasia.nsf/

Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center
Located at the Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center and affiliated with Boston University.
url: www.bu.edu/aphasia/

International Aphasia Project
Studying stroke-induced communication difficulties, in multiple languages, to achieve a better understanding of the brain mechanisms that are responsible for normal and abnormal language functions.
url: crl.ucsd.edu/aphasia/

Moss Rehab: Aphasia
Overview of the Philadelphia-based hospital's offerings for aphasic individuals and their rehabilitation teams. Links to further information about the hospital's Aphasia Center, research activities, and MossTalk aphasia therapy software are provided.
url: www.einstein.edu/yourhealth/physicalrehab/aphasia/...

National Aphasia Association
Nonprofit organization devoted to assisting people with aphasia and their families. Its online offerings include fact sheets on aphasia, support group listings, reviews of research, tips for finding a speech-language pathologist, and information on upcoming NAA conferences.
url: www.aphasia.org/

NINDS Aphasia Information Page
Fundamental information about aphasia from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
url: www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/aphasia/aphasia.htm

Primary Progressive Aphasia and Frontal Dementia
Featuring a patient-and-family guide to PPA and description of the PPA Program of Northwestern University's Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center.
url: www.brain.northwestern.edu/ppa/

Speakability
UK charity that is dedicated to helping aphasic individuals rebuild communication through information services, self-help groups, training of treatment professionals, and public advocacy.
url: www.speakability.org.uk/

The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia
Registered British charity whose aims are to establish clinics across the country, support research into speech-language therapy, determine the most cost-effective treatments, and train future speech-language professionals.
url: www.aphasiatavistocktrust.org/

TWU Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders: The Stroke Center
Transdisciplinary training center for rehabilitation of stroke that utilizes professionals, graduate students-in-training, and volunteers to deliver services to individuals with aphasia. Situated in Dallas.
url: www.twu.edu/dallas/Aphasia.HTM

UK Connect
Supporting aphasic individuals in the United Kingdom through an integrated program of therapy, education, and research.
url: www.ukconnect.org/

University of Arizona Aphasia Clinic
Division of the Adult Speech-Language Clinic in Tucson. Services include individual and group aphasia-therapy programs.
url: aphasia.web.arizona.edu/

University of Michigan Aphasia Services
Providing intensive rehabilitation services, discussion groups, and other programs for adults with aphasia and their families through the University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy in Ann Arbor.
url: www.aphasiahelp.com/

Yahoo! Groups: Aphasia
Mailing list created to share information, questions, and feelings about aphasia. Its members specifically encourage aphasic persons to contribute to the ongoing discussion.
url: groups.yahoo.com/group/Aphasia/

York-Durham Aphasia Centre
Ontario-based partnership of speech-language and social work professionals, community volunteers, and family members working with and for adults with aphasia. Locations of YDAC facilities include Stouffville, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, and Maple.
url: www.ydac.on.ca/

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