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Aphasia Speaks

Listen to what this 34 year old woman has to say about her recovery from a stroke that she has experienced
This video illustrates the communicative, social and emotional effects of aphasia.  It emphasizes the importance of socialization groups in enhancing the recovery process of individuals living with aphasia.
The following video was presented on The Ophrah Winfrey Show.  
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor shares her own experience after suffering a massive stroke.  Dr. Bolte is a brain scientist who has made an amazing recovery.
Dr. Bolte continues to educate individuals about stroke and her own journey back to recovery.  She has developed an interactive website where individuals can read inspiring stories and share techniques that may assist them with their own recovery from stroke or brain injury.  For more information go to www.mystrokeofinsight.com

In addition, you may enjoy Dr. Bolte's book also entitled, "My Stroke of Insight".  This book is about Dr. Bolte's life before her stroke, her life during her stroke and her amazing journey back to the life she had prior her stroke.  The book is available for purchase at www.Amazon.com and www.Barnesandnoble.com
The following video demonstrates that aphasia does not discriminate.  Any individual of any age can be affected with aphasia.  Watch David Dow's journey to recovery after he suffered a stroke at age 10 years old.