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Aphasia Institute

Homepage – Living with Aphasia

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What is Aphasia?

Aphasia is a language problem that masks a person’s inherent competence, and most dramatically affects conversational interaction (talking and understanding), as well as the ability to read and write. Without the ability to participate in conversation, every relationship, life role and almost every life activity is at risk. With additional reading and writing difficulties, the impact is devastating.

About Aphasia

Accredited with Commendation - Accreditation Agrément Canada
The Aphasia Institute is now accredited with commendation by Accreditation Canada!
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A monthly donation is a great way to give. It provides an easy, recurring structure for your budget and allows us to plan ahead.

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Knowledge Exchange

Our Online Master Class Speaker Series – Season 20 will run from March to June 2024.

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News

Winter Program Break

Program Break will run from Dec 18th, 2023 to Jan 5, 2024. Programs resume Monday…

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Programs & Services

Community Aphasia Program

The next step in rebuilding bridges for those living with aphasia and reducing feelings of isolation. We offer clients a variety of on-going programs – designed to encourage community involvement and social exchange.

Family Support Groups

Weekly Family Support Group meetings are available to family and others after the New Beginnings program ends.

Get Involved

Learn more about the volunteer program and ways to get involved here.

New Beginnings: An Introduction to Living Successfully with Aphasia

The first step in restoring confidence and improving coping skills for those affected by aphasia, showing clients and their families that it can be possible to live successfully with aphasia.

Outreach Program

The Outreach Program provides support to individuals with Aphasia who may have barriers to attending programs at the Aphasia Institute in person. Home visits are offered from a trained volunteer.

Primary Progressive Aphasia Programs

The Aphasia Institute offers a range of different programs for individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) and their families.

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