Improving the lives of people with aphasia and their families

 
 
 
   
 

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Donate to the Talkback Association for Aphasia Here.

 

The Australian Aphasia Association    
       
The Aphasia Association of New Zealand    
       

National Stroke Foundation
This site contains information and brochures about stroke, treatment and research. It also has some brochures translated into other languages. The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community. 

   
       

Stroke SA
The South Australian Branch supports people who have suffered a stroke. Their office is located in the same building as the Talkback Association.

   
       
The Brain Injury Network; South Australia (BINSA)    
       

Stroke-a-Chord
Stroke-a-Chord is a choir composed of stroke survivors with aphasia in Victoria. Despite their aphasia, the choir members enjoy singing together and have done several performances.

   
       

The Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (CCRE) in Aphasia Rehabilitation

The CCRE is:

  •  an Australia-wide research program
  • funded for five years by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • The program seeks to develop the Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway, a set of guidelines for person-centred aphasia services.
   
       

La Trobe University - The CommuniMate Program

The CommuniMate program is a workshop-based program aimed at providing education, conversational partner training and psychosocial support for people with aphasia and their carers. This program was developed in conjunction with the Speech Pathology department at Western Health in Victoria.

   
       
La Trobe University

Creating Accessible Written Healthcare Information for People with Aphasia

This project was produced by 4th Year Speech Pathology Students (La Trobe University). The project aimed to modify written healthcare information supplied by Western Health into a format that is easier for people with aphasia to comprehend. Examples and checklists are provided.

   
       

The University of Queensland Aphasia Registry

  • The Aphasia Registry is a database of people who have aphasia.
  • This registry coordinates aphasia research at The University of Queensland.
  • Aphasia registry members are:
    • Given information about new research projects
    • Invited to do research
    • Members choose what research they want to do.
  • You can go to this link and become a member if you have aphasia..
   
       

DIRC library of aphasia books
There are a number of books about aphasia at the Disability Information and Resource Centre (DIRC) library that you can borrow.
You can visit the library at DIRC from Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.
DIRC is at 195 Gilles St, Adelaide, Phone 8236 0555.
You can also see what books are available by clicking on this link to the online search catalogue.

Once here you need to:

  • click on the DIRC library catalogue link
  • in the any word search, type in “aphasia”
  • click submit query.
   
       

Connect is a UK charity that supports people with aphasia.

   
   
 

Speakability is a UK charity that supports and empowers people with Aphasia to overcome the barriers they face.

   
   
 

National Aphasia Asocaition for USA.

   

 
 

The Aphasia Institute is based in Canada.

   
   
 

This website links you to the York-Durham Aphasia Centre in Canada which provides services for people with aphasia.

   
   
 

This is a link to the Aphasia Center of California.

 

   

Remember you can often link from these sites to others. If you discover any others, please let us know.

Other relevant websites can be found by clicking on "Search" on the tool bar and typing in "aphasia"

 
     
     
     
 
  Telephoning: 08 8443 5555 The Talkback Association for Aphasia Inc.
302 South Road, Hilton.
South Australia, 5033
talkback@aphasia.asn.au