Often people have never heard of aphasia until it happens to them.
It can feel like you are the only one.
People may struggle to understand what it’s like to live with language loss.
Living with Aphasia has merged with the charity, Say Aphasia. We continue to offer hope and inspiration to others who live with communication difficulties.
Hear their amazing stories.
Joseph suffered his first stroke at 17 and a second at 59. He feels as though he has lived three different lives separated by these events.
Following a stroke in 2017, Em was Initially left paralysed on her whole right side and unable to speak. Em describes her recovery journey and new perspectives on life.
After suffering a stroke, Nigel was introduced to Living With Aphasia who helped him on the road to recovery.
James was 14 years old when he suffered a brain injury which left him with physical disabilities and what we now know as Aphasia.
Helen was in her 30's when she had a stroke. Living With Aphasia has supported Helen and helped to rebuild her confidence .
After suffering aneurysm in New York, Helen moved back to the UK to be with her family and continue the process of recovering from her illness.