Aphasia Awareness Month
The month of June holds a special meaning for the aphasia community. It is a month filled with reflection, recognition, and celebration. To honor Aphasia Awareness month, Aphasia Access has planned virtual events throughout the month.
We hope you can join us!
Aphasia Software Finder
Monday, June 8th at 1 PM ET
Join Dr. Abi Roper, a speech and language therapist, for a virtual chat… This chat will introduce the viewer to the aphasia software finder website – a website with information about apps and software programs in the English language for people with aphasia. After this talk, you will know who uses it, why it was developed, and how you can get the most out of it.
Town Hall and Panel Discussion Examining Re-Entry
Thursday, June 11th at 2 PM ET
Join Aphasia Access, and moderator Maura Silverman (Triangle Aphasia Project, Unlimited), as we pick up the conversation from our previous Town Hall. Our new panel will explore what has changed since we were last together and how we are moving into this new phase. They will share their own experiences and talk about their effort to continue to deliver aphasia care to the community they serve.
Kitty Binek, Aphasia Center of West Texas
Jennifer Brello, Ohio State University
Swathi Kiran, Boston University
Fireside Chat: A Conversation with the 2020 Tavistock Distinguished Scholars
Thursday, June 18th at 2 PM ET
Join Aphasia Access for a lively and engaging conversation with this year’s Scholars, moderated by Jamie Azios (Lamar University), a 2019 Distinguished Scholar. It will be a free flowing conversation; sharing insights from research and the front lines, offering tips, and diving into your questions on a wide range of topics.
Brent Archer, Bowling Green State University
Will Evans, University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Mozeiko, University of Connecticut
Jessica Richardson, University of New Mexico
24-Hour Virtual Teach In
Wednesday, June 24th at 11 AM ET – Thursday, June 25th at 11 AM ET
To cap off Aphasia Awareness Month, we are going global! This 24-Hour Virtual Teach In is a chance to share all the fantastic work that continues to go into our communities. The topic possibilities are endless…
To learn more or sign up for a speaking block, click here.