Speech-Language Pathology

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strokes afflict over 795,000 Americans every year. They’re the fifth leading cause of death and the most common cause of disability in the United States. In addition to potential physical impairments, a stroke can affect a patient’s ability to communicate as well. Approximately 25-40% of stroke patients suffer from aphasia, a common yet little-known condition that impacts a person’s speech and language skills. Aphasia...

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