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Martin Co., Florida Aphasia Caregivers Support Tips & Suggestions Feedback Links

 

Helpful Links and Resources

 

Organizations & National Resources

American Heart /Stroke Association sponsors discussion forums online
http://my.americanheart.org/jiveforum/category.jspa?categoryID=16

The American Heart Association has some good booklets, such as Caring for a
Person with Aphasia: 1-800-242-8721

www.strokeassociation.org/.

Alexian Neurosciences Institute - Information for caregivers
http://stroke.alexian-neurosciences.org/info/infoforcaregivers.asp

The National Aphasia Association: 1-800-922-4622;
www.aphasia.org

National Stroke Association
www.stroke.org

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke:
1-800-352-9424; www.ninds.nih.gov.000

 

Miscellaneous Informative or product websites

Empire Home Care Resources - videos to help caregivers and more
http://www.empirehealthstore.com/videos.htm

An article on one handed typing: One handed typing.pdf
To save this and read it later - right click - save target as, and save it to a place where you can find it later.
You have to have acrobat to read this - free download at www.adobe.com

Caregivers

a great little handbook I found online. Caregivers_Handbook_rev5.pdf
To save this and read it later - right click - save target as, and save it to a place where you can find it later.
You have to have acrobat to read this - free download at www.adobe.com

a good article with helpful points
http://members.aol.com/matherbw/SRAWeb/6Caregivers.html

Aphasia

A great resource for aphasia sufferers & caregivers
http://www.msu.edu/user/hinckley/experience.html

Aphasia family village - resources - links etc.
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/Lib_apha.htm

Stroke Family Recovery Kits - non profit - have products to help especially with the speech part
http://www.strokefamily.org/worldaccess.html

NIDCD National Institute on deafness and other communication disorders
- very informative website with moocho infomration on aphasia
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/aphasia.htm

aphasia hope foundation and network
http://www.aphasiahope.org/index.jsp

speech therapy on video - very very informative on different speech disorders
http://www.speech-therapy-on-video.com/

 

 


 

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