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 about aphasia. So that people who live with aphasia do not feel so alone, isolated and misunderstood.
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 creative projects to share. Let us know if you’d like to join in.
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 staying well and safe during this time.
In these strange and isolating times here is a wonderful film showcasing Living with Aphasia with our fabulous choir singing “Stand by Me”.
The film was made by Jon, who has had a stroke with aphasia, together with his marvellous band, The Red Rock Blues. Our singing group, led by Sam from La La Choirs, has provided the backing tracks and the film includes lovely pictures from our drop in group and creative art sessions. Well done Jon and the team!
To keep people safe we will be pausing all of our activities until further notice. We will be working to keep people in touch with our social media channels. Twitter (@LivingAphasia), Instagram (livingwithaphasia_devon) and Facebook. LivingWithAphasiaGroup.