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Aphasia Rail Trail - Raising awareness of a silent condition

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12:57 pm | Aphasia NZ

Aphasia is a communication disability that usually results from a stroke, but it can also be the result of a range of brain injuries. Aphasia affects speech, reading, writing and understanding language. It is estimated at least 17,000 people in New ... More >>

Wellington Community in Imminent Danger of Losing Champion

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:17 am | Aphasia NZ

Many of us know of the crippling effects a stroke or head injury can have on the physical abilities of a person. Few are aware of that damage to the language centre of the brain can leave a person trapped inside their heads, struggling to express ... More >>

More Awareness about Aphasia needed in New Zealand

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:26 am | Aphasia NZ

Have you ever had the feeling that a word is on the tip of your tongue? Have you felt the frustration of knowing what you want to say but not being able to find the right words to say it? For tens of thousands of New Zealanders this is a feeling ... More >>

 

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