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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.

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

June 28th PPA Chat

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83984053110?pwd=TmFajlV3bYJQzKRkA0PWEr2JERoiMc.1 Meeting ID: 839 8405 3110 Passcode: 341369 Join Zoom Meeting:   Join the Zoom Meeting

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

Parenting With Aphasia

Parenting is no easy feat, but can be particularly challenging when one parent has aphasia. Parenting with Aphasia meets virtually once a month, inviting parents with kids of all ages to join together in a safe, non-judgmental space to share experiences, receive positive peer support, and learn more about how other parents are navigating the highs and lows of modern-day parenting when aphasia is along for the ride. This group is … Continued

Technology and Supports for Aphasia

We will demonstrate ways you can use technology and various applications to support people with aphasia and expand upon one’s current home program. We will go beyond just the apps “made for people with aphasia” and show you how to use the many options, personalize them, and tailor them to your needs so you can … Continued

Journey Through Speech Conversation Group

Group: Journey Through Speech Topic: Learn about travel and culture as we share facts, stories, and photos. Leaders: Craig Smith and Genevieve Richardson When: The first Friday of each month from 1-2pm EST Where: We meet virtually on Zoom How: Please fill out THIS FORM to be added to the email list. We will send … Continued