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Aphasia iPad Partners is a YouTube channel providing short and clear videos showing how to help someone with aphasia to perform useful tasks on an iPad.
Stroke Stories is a podcast series set up by broadcaster Mark Goodier after he suffered two strokes in 2016 and 2017. Listen to people who have had strokes tell their stories in their own words. In Episode 27, Alisha Malhotra talks candidly about her aphasia along with Iqbal Bhuiyan.
Watch Sue’s video about aphasia, filmed at City Lit in London. Big thanks to Sue, Cathinka and Anne from City Lit and Rob Allard for your help.
A short video from Erin Hayhow who is raising awareness of aphasia after her dad suffered a stroke.
A 5 minute video describing the effects of aphasia.
A short video from the Stroke Association narrated by John Humphries, called the Aphasia Etiquette Poem- ASK – WAIT – LISTEN, a guide about the challenges facing people with aphasia.
A booklet called Living with Aphasia – Life after a Stroke by Florida-based Voices of Hope for Aphasia.
Videos from County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust about living with aphasia:
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Young student Elizabeth George’s candid and touching online blog about her experience of having a stroke aged 20.
Alisha Malhotra’s WordPress blog about her experiences as a young stroke survivor.
Read this Guardian article about Helen’s experiences of the impact of aphasia after her stroke.
Aphasia in the media
“Imagine living each day trying to find the words, understand what is being said, having trouble reading and writing. Welcome to the world of aphasia”. A book providing an insight into the communication disorder through the eyes of clinicians, caregivers and persons with aphasia – The Word Escapes Me: Voices of Aphasia, by Ellayne Ganzfried and Mona Greenfield, available on Amazon in the UK.
Watch a video clip about Graham’s story, part of the BBC’s Big Life Fix series shown at the end of 2016.
A spoken interview with Carl McIntyre who was involved with an award-winning film about his experiences of aphasia following a stroke.
The results are out of a survey, by Kathryn Cann (County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust) and Louise Bulman (Newcastle University Speech Sciences).
LUNA, a novel biographical narrative intervention in aphasia, at City, University of London Therapy supports personal narratives which can improve speech in people with aphasia.
CommuniCATE at City, University of London is exploring the use of computer technologies in therapy for people with aphasia.
The SPLIT project, a community computer course run by staff and students at City, University of London, has helped people with aphasia following stroke to improve their IT skills.