Welcome to our blog

Few people can truly imagine how difficult it would be to live a life unable to communicate with their loved ones. Unfortunately, there are some people who do not have to imagine. For the countless individuals living with aphasia, struggling to communicate even the simplest message may be all but impossible. Through writing this blog […]

Spring Newsletter

Our Living with Aphasia newsletter has had a revamp!  ‘Your Voice’ has been redesigned in line with the new aphasia-friendly website.  It’s packed full of news, updates and information about our wonderful charity.  Download our Spring Newsletter and have a read.   Download our Living with Aphasia Spring Newsletter

Christmas 2020

T towel Christmas 2020

Show your support for Living with Aphasia. Living with Aphasia is delighted to offer the Christmas 2020 t towel for sale online. Designed by Nigel at our Creative Art sessions. The t towel is 100% cotton measuring 18 x 31″ – perfect for your Christmas washing up tasks! To place an order contact Barbara on […]

Hurrah!

Some good news! We’re getting a shiny new aphasia friendly website! Thanks to a National Lottery Community Fund we’ll be able to reach more people living with aphasia online. Watch this space for more updates. Other good news is our Online Creative Art sessions are proving to be very popular. Magic Carpet, an Arts for […]

Getting Online for People with Aphasia

The Stroke Association have produced a guide to help people with aphasia get online. See the document HERE. People with aphasia, researchers, and speech and language therapists have helped to create the document.   It stems from an original 2018 consultation with more than 100 people with aphasia across the UK.  This highlighted the importance of […]

Aphasia Awareness in June

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The more people who know what aphasia is, the easier the lives will be for those who live with it. Aphasia awareness month is a great way to spend some time focusing on spreading the word ‘aphasia‘ around as much as possible. In the UK: About 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia – help our affiliate charity Say Aphasia educate 350,000 other people […]

Together! Living with Aphasia.

Living with Aphasia zoom meetings are keeping people connected and together. See our “How to Join a Zoom Meeting” on our Coronavirus Support page. We have a new project to create a group flag which we can use for June “Aphasia Awareness” month. Everyone will be making their own section of the flag. A great […]

Staying smiling

We are missing seeing everyone but we keep smiling! Watch our film about us Living with Aphasia and all that we stand for. It has been so great to be able to support people through the isolation of the present situation. Our weekly zoom meetings are keeping some of us connected and inspired with regular […]

Inspirational times during the Covid 19 times

We have been keeping our friendships going through zoom, telephone and post during this Covid 19 crisis. Our Creative Art group has been offering our support for the marvellous NHS and Carers too. Follow Magic Carpet art ideas too. Keeping active is important so follow with Em’s exercises video too. We hope you are all […]

Stand By Me

A wonderful video showcasing our fabulous activities at Living with Aphasia.