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Having tasted fame with last year’s production of My Fair Lady, we are taking to the stage once again this June for Grease … the Musical! Rehearsals are in full swing and we are ready to enthral audiences with our performance that has kept the cast busy singing and dancing

Cast members of Aphasia Institute’s upcoming production of MY FAIR LADY presented a sneak preview of the show to our other members, staff and volunteers. Here is their performance of “Just You Wait.”
Julie Andrews, eat your heart out!


This year at our holiday party, our members and their families had a chance to connect with other members, volunteers, and staff. We had over 170 people attend the party and were delighted by the entertainment the song writing club and drumming group provided for us.


The Aphasia Institute will be presenting the third annual Communicative Access Award to a deserving recipient at our Annual General Meeting, September 24th 2012.



Building Bridges

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All our amazing newsletters with incredible member stories are now available to download!
see: http://www.aphasia.



Irish Dancing at the Aphasia Institute

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We had an amazing day here last week. In celebration of St. Patrick’s day, we had an Irish Dance troupe give us an amazing performance.
They can be reached here: http://www.gilchristirishdance.


Online Ticketing for Help Us build the New Generation of Communicative Access Tools powered by Eventbrite

In response to requests from all over the world, we are now ready to move from hard copy to the next generation of digitized tools available online.
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The Stroke Collaborative was held in Toronto in October of this year and was attended by over 600 Ontario health care providers.  Jack and Sybil Geller were  invited to give the consumer keynote, a first for the Aphasia community.



Digital Stories from our Volunteers

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George Kopulos and Amanda Indovina, Aphasia Institute volunteers, reflect on their volunteering experience with their digital stories.
“The SharedTime Digital Storytelling Project shows the impact of everyday volunteers and inspires others to join the movement.