What can persons with aphasia do to help themselves?

Persons with aphasia should try to remain as active as possible to maintain or improve their speech and communication skills. Look for local stroke clubs or aphasia support groups. See the information on the following websites as starting points:

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/09/2019.

References

  • National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. National Institutes of Health. Aphasia. Accessed 6/4/2019.
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. National Institutes of Health. Aphasia Information Page. Accessed 6/4/2019.
  • National Aphasia Association. Aphasia. Accessed 6/4/2019.
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Aphasia. Accessed 6/4/2019.

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