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.

Event Series Ask the Expert Webinars

Ask the Expert

What: “Ask the Expert”, a free, interactive webinar hosted by the National Aphasia Association. Who: Our expert for July is Avi Golden, a stroke survivor and aphasia advocate, who will be talking about outdoor recreation for people with aphasia. When: Thursday July 11 from 7-8pm Eastern Time. How: Click the Zoom link at 7pm Eastern Time to … 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

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 Aphasia and Wellness

Aphasia and Wellness Conversation Group

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

Event Series Primary Progressive Aphasia Chats

July 19th PPA Chat

NAA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: PPA Chat Time: Jul 19, 2024 02:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83774390666?pwd=dW1ai9N3bnB0QiGAdMcNbLDi4xGrWf.1 Meeting ID: 837 7439 0666 Passcode: 837248   Join the Zoom Meeting

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 Aphasia Cafe: Lunch and Learn

Aphasia Cafe: Communication Supports

  Communication Supports: Personalizing aids to improve access, foster independence and spark neuroplasticity   This month our topic in Aphasia Café will be Communication Supports This Aphasia Café is being presented in honor and loving memory of Dr. Michelle Bourgeois.  A leader in the world of aphasia and dementia, known for her development of functional … Continued