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 Primary Progressive Aphasia Chats

PPA Nature and Gardening Chat

The NAA set up a task force to increase our resources and outreach for people living with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and primary progressive apraxia of speech (PPAOS) and their communication partners. These resources include virtual chats for people with PPA/PPAOS and their communication partners (family and friends).   Our free virtual PPA Chats provide … Continued

Event Series Parenting With Aphasia

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

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

Event Series Primary Progressive Aphasia Chats

PPA Chat

The NAA set up a task force to increase our resources and outreach for people living with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and primary progressive apraxia of speech (PPAOS) and their communication partners. These resources include virtual chats for people with PPA/PPAOS and their communication partners (family and friends).   Our free virtual PPA Chats provide … 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

Event Series Seated Yoga for Aphasia

Seated Yoga for Aphasia

This group starts with a guided meditation followed by a chair yoga class designed to promote relaxation. The class will end with open discussion about the experience. All ability levels are welcome! This group is led by Alycia Laks, MS, CCC-SLP, RYT-200 and Hannah Herring, DPT, RYT-200 of District Adaptive Yoga. We meet the third … 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