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Online Events

The NAA offers many types of virtual programs for our aphasia community.

There are groups for support and connection, educational and training opportunities, special guest presentations and so much more.

Below is a snapshot of some of the virtual groups offered. Note that some groups are held once a month. Others are held more often. Please see our weekly calendar for days/times and to learn more about our groups.

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

Event Series Movie Mondays

Movie Mondays: When the Words Away Went

For 5 consecutive Mondays, the NAA will host an aphasia themed film on our Zoom webinar account.  In some cases, there will be an introduction or followup Q&A with the film representative/star.   Monday, June 24, 2024: When the Words Away Went A group of stroke survivors with aphasia embark on a journey to find … Continued

Event Series Game Show

Game Show

The National Aphasia Association and Liberty Speech Associates presents Game Show, an online games group that meets monthly.   This group will bring popular TV game shows to life in an aphasia-friendly way. We will play games like Jeopardy, Family Feud and Who Wants to be a Millionaire. We will meet once per month on Fridays … Continued

Event Series Movie Mondays

Movie Mondays: Pah

For 5 consecutive Mondays, the NAA will host an aphasia themed film on our Zoom webinar account.  In some cases, there will be an introduction or followup Q&A with the film representative/star.   Monday, July 1, 2024: Pah A young attorney’s life is disrupted by a massive stroke with lingering effects of two speech disorders … 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

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