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About Us

So what is Aphasia?

Aphasia is a language disorder which affects a person’s ability to speak, read, write and understand language. It can be as a result of stroke or head injury and can have a devastating impact on a person’s life. Aphasia Support are a registered charity who seek to help people with aphasia to communicate with confidence

The charity currently works across Yorkshire helping people with aphasia work on communication goals which have been identified by themselves with the support of speech and language therapists and their carers.

So what is Aphasia?

Aphasia is a language disorder which affects a person’s ability to speak, read, write and understand language. It can be as a result of stroke or head injury and can have a devastating impact on a person’s life. Aphasia Support are a registered charity who seek to help people with aphasia to communicate with confidence.

The charity currently works across Yorkshire helping people with aphasia work on communication goals which have been identified by themselves with the support of speech and language therapists and their carers.

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The impact of your support can be huge.

How Aphasia Support can help

Aphasia Support match people with aphasia with a trained volunteer who will support the person to work on their goals using a variety of computer therapy programs available on  iPad and Android devices, alongside supported conversation techniques.

All our volunteers are trained by speech and language therapists on the various computer therapy programs we support as well as supported conversation techniques.

The charity also provides support through our aphasia cafes which meet every 2 weeks in venues across Yorkshire. We also provide online carer support for family members and friends.

How Aphasia Support can help

Aphasia Support match people with aphasia with a trained volunteer who will support the person to work on their goals using a variety of computer therapy programs available on iPad and Android devices, alongside supported conversation techniques.

All our volunteers are trained by speech and language therapists on the various computer therapy programs we support as well as supported conversation techniques.

The charity also provides support through our aphasia cafes which meet every 2 weeks in venues across Yorkshire. We also provide online carer support for family members and friends.

Our Mission

Aphasia Support are a registered charity whose mission is to improve the wellbeing of people with aphasia and their carers, by providing tailored speech and language therapy and long term support. We want to create a world where every person with aphasia has access to support.

We have 5 key aims

  • To reduce isolation of people with aphasia
  • To improve the communication skills and wellbeing of people with aphasia
  • To raise awareness and understanding of aphasia
  • To improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of carers and volunteers in providing support to people with aphasia
  • To supplement NHS services by providing long term support for people with aphasia

Our Values

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Keep it simple

Energy and optimism

Kindness and patience

Stronger together

Our Mission

Aphasia Support are a registered charity whose mission is to improve the wellbeing of people with aphasia and their carers, by providing tailored speech and language therapy and long term support. We want to create a world where every person with aphasia has access to support.

We have 5 key aims

  • To reduce isolation of people with aphasia
  • To improve the communication skills and wellbeing of people with aphasia
  • To raise awareness and understanding of aphasia
  • To improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of carers and volunteers in providing support to people with aphasia
  • To supplement NHS services by providing long term support for people with aphasia

Our Values

Listen more

Keep it simple

Energy and optimism

Kindness and patience

Stronger together

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