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Aphasia Institute

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.

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Talk, Walk ‘n Roll – Celebrating 25 Years!

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, take a short time out of your day to celebrate with family or friends in person or on the phone, while you talk, walk, or roll in or near your home

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We’re still here for you

We’ve updated our programs to continue to support you.

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Become a Monthly Supporter!

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 Speaker Series Season 16 launches March 14

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News

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 …

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 …

Global News Interview: What is aphasia?

Bruce Willis steps away from acting due to aphasia. But what is aphasia? Elyse Shumway, Manager of Clinical and Education Services, explains aphasia and what …

Top Programs

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.

"The training I attended at the Aphasia Institute served to enhance my existing skills in communicating with persons with aphasia and provided me with an abundance of new knowledge and strategies. I feel confident now that I can better communicate with my patients/clients as well as train other professionals and support personnel to communicate effectively with persons with aphasia. The staff are professional and bring a wealth of experience to the table. Great courses!"
- Speech-Language Pathologist who completed the Full Training Institute
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