Websites

American Speech-Language Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Aphasia/
Offers public information about a wide range of speech, language, and hearing disabilities in both children and adults; packed with educational information about aphasia and recovery.

American Stroke Association: Stroke Connection
http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazine/InStroke-Connection-Magazine_UCM_308575_SubHomePage.jsp
Offers resources for pediatric and adult survivors and caregivers alongside general information and tips for life after stroke; features user-submitted stories detailing personal experiences with stroke. Links for support groups, hotlines, and resources also available.

Aphasia Access
https://www.aphasiaaccess.org/educational-videos
Offers informational and educational training tools focused on the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA), which centers around the life concerns of those impacted by aphasia; information for individuals, clinicians, and family members.

Aphasia Friendly Resources
http://www.aphasiafriendly.co/
Offers free access to information packets, picture charts, goal setting forms, and YouTube videos relevant to members of the community with aphasia; provides an informational link to the Aphasia Support Community (ASC) for Friends and Family, an online group for conversational partners of people with aphasia.

Aphasia Hope Foundation
http://www.aphasiahope.org/
Charitable foundation that works to increase the public’s awareness of aphasia and effective long-term treatment available to people with aphasia. Serves as a resource for families, friends, and caregivers.

Aphasia Software Finder
https://www.aphasiasoftwarefinder.org/aphasia/search-finder
Provides a search option to locate apps that can be used to practice skills in different focus areas impacted by aphasia; categories include reading, writing/spelling, talking, listening, etc.

National Aphasia Association
http://www.aphasia.org/
Promotes the care, welfare, and recovery of people with aphasia through public education and support of research; offers printed materials, an information hotline, a newsletter, and a listing of support groups.

National Stroke Association
http://www.stroke.org/stroke-resources/strokesmart-magazine
Free magazine subscription to StrokeSmart Magazine, featuring the latest research, practical tips on money, life after stroke, and general wellness; webpage also features a helpline and tools to locate a support group.

NIH/ National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke – Aphasia
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Aphasia-Information-Page
Comprehensive information and support services for those with aphasia and their families; offers patient and professional information, education materials, sponsor meetings, scientific workshops & research.

Patient Provider Communication Tools
http://www.patientprovidercommunication.org/communication_tools.htm
Provides downloadable and printable bedside signage, emergency communication forms, medical question forms for use when speaking with medical professionals, and other assorted communication boards; includes signage to indicate dysphagia diet specifications.

The Aphasia Center
https://www.theaphasiacenter.com/2017/02/6-tips-help-aphasia-caregiver-burnout/
Information and resources for caregivers; tips and advice for self-care while balancing the responsibility for others’ wellness.

UK Stroke Association
https://www.stroke.org.uk/sites/default/files/Accessible%20Information%20Guidelines.pdf(1).pdf
Informational PDF providing guidelines for improving access and clarity of written communication for individuals with aphasia; guidelines developed as part of a research project funded by the UK Stroke Association.