What is Aphasia?

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. Learn more here.

Talking to Your Family Member/Friend with Aphasia: Conversation Basics

Talking to Your Family Member/Friend with Aphasia: Conversation Basics

This short video is a companion to an Aphasia Institute pamphlet “Does Your Family Member Have Aphasia? What to Look for and What You Can Do.” It includes basic conversation tips for you and your family member/friend with aphasia.

Aphasia & Direct Service FAQs

Aphasia & Direct Service FAQs

All your questions about aphasia and our direct services and programs answered here.

Family Support Groups

Family Support Groups

Group facilitated by social workers focused on continued support for family members affected by aphasia, and family members affected by Primary Progressive Aphasia.

Make a Referral

Make a Referral

Information on how to get a referral for assessments at the Aphasia Institute can be found here.

Resources & Tools (for People with Aphasia & Families)

Resources & Tools (for People with Aphasia & Families)

Helpful tools that can be used by people with aphasia with their families, friends, and health care providers to facilitate conversations.

ParticiPics

ParticiPics

Helpful tools that can be used by people with aphasia with their families, friends, and health care providers to facilitate conversations.

"My experience with the SCATM training has been an amazing experience in both skill building and knowledge and understanding of persons who are affected by Aphasia – The teaching team at AI are excellent examples of professionals and compassionate teachers. Highly recommend this training."
- Lorraine Pyle, CCSH Belleville, ON
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