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What is aphasia?

Bruce Willis, the 67-year-old actor, announced his retirement from acting, after being diagnosed with aphasia.

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Speech therapists (speech-language pathologists) on the front lines

Front-line workers are overwhelmed treating our COVID afflicted patients. But it’s not just doctors and nurses that are on the front line.

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Having a voice when disease cuts it short

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month – a time to celebrate speech-language pathologists and the field in which they practice.

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Read Sten’s Story

Think strokes just happen to seniors? A stroke was the last thing healthy Sten Anderson thought would happen to him at the young age of 24.

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