Event Series Aphasia Cafe

Aphasia Cafe: Neuroplasticity

  Neuroplasticity:  How the Brain Changes Itself This month our topic in Aphasia Café will be NEUROPLASTICITY. The brain is remarkable!  Learn the 10 principles of Neuroplasticity.  Share your experiences and ways you are rewiring your brain!     What?  Aphasia Café Meeting online/virtual When?  February 28th, 2024 at 12 noon EST What?   We will talk … Continued

Event Series Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation for People with Aphasia

Join us for a 7 week special program from the NAA. These sessions include explanations of the principles of mindfulness meditation, guided meditations and discussion. No prior meditation experience required.   Most Thursdays in January & February from 8-8:50 am PST 11-11:50am EST. January 11 January 18 January 25 February 1 February 15 February 22 … Continued

Black American Aphasia Conversation Group

The Black American Aphasia Conversation Group is a place for Black people with aphasia to share their stories, provide support, encourage meditative reflection, and brainstorm ways to advocate for relevant policies. This diverse, inclusive, aphasia-friendly group will discuss the unique challenges and gifts we share due to our experiences with disability and race, and is … Continued

The Impact of Stress and Emotion on Speech and Swallow

The National Aphasia Association and Open Lines Speech and Communication PC presents a new online group: The Impact of Stress and Emotion on Speech and Swallow. This group offers specialized support for people with aphasia who experience increased difficulty with thinking, processing, speaking, and/or swallowing when under stress or when feeling anxious, frustrated, depressed, apathetic, or other mental/emotional … Continued

Event Series Aphasia and Wellness

Aphasia and Wellness

Join us for conversation about cultivating wellness in your daily life. Whether it’s through a yoga or mindfulness practice, social connections, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, listening to good music or podcasts, or even just treating yourself to a fancy skincare product, how do you promote wellness and self-care? All are invited to share ideas and … Continued