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Program Registration - Members are being invited to sign up for Programs for January 2023

Annual Holiday Party: December 11

We’re excited to gather virtually on December 11, 3:30-5:00pm to celebrate the holidays and each other at our popular end of year party. Members, families, volunteers and staff join us for our virtual Holiday Party celebrating “Magic of the Season”. For more details contact Clare at cthompson@aphasia.ca

Town Hall

Have an opportunity on on November 15 to give input on future programming, and hear an update of what is happening at the Aphasia Institute. For registered members and family members/friends only. RSVP to Clare Thompson at 416-226-3636 x 110 and Zoom details. Click here to see the aphasia-friendly flyer.

Thanksgiving

There will be no virtual programs or in-person programs on Thanksgiving, October 10, 2022. Regular programs will resume October 11, 2022. Click here to see the aphasia-friendly flyer.

Virtual Zoo Outing

Members who are registered with the Aphasia Institute are invited to join us for a virtual tour of the Toronto Zoo on October 1. RSVP by September 29 to Fatima, Recreation and Community Integration Coordinator.

2022 Annual Funding

We are thrilled to announce that in 2022, we have received annual funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Ontario Health that enables us to continue providing selected free training, resources, and support across the province – with many other resources and tools freely available nationally and internationally. More information about how to register …

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Aphasia Awareness Month

Aphasia Awareness Month has a special meaning for us this year. We are thrilled to announce that the Aphasia Institute has recently received annual funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Ontario Health that enables us to continue providing selected free training, resources, and support across the province – with many other resources and tools …

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CBC Interview: What it’s like to have aphasia, the ‘devastating’ language disorder Bruce Willis has

There’s a general lack of awareness and understanding about aphasia, with only seven percent of people in a 2020 online survey by the U.S.-based National Aphasia Association able to accurately identify it as a language disorder. Yet, aphasia is more common than Parkinson’s Disease.  But that awareness is shifting now that it’s been revealed that actor Bruce Willis is …

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"This course has given me lots of tools to communicate with my clients with aphasia. It has given me new ideas and visions and I’m looking forward to share the SCATM method with my colleagues and other professionals in my rehabilitation centre. Thank you for the course! "
- Anonymous
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