Open Lines Speech and Communication PLLCAphasia is the loss of language due to a neurological injury such as stroke, tumor, disease or traumatic brain injury (TBI). There is no cure; however, research has shown that intensive aphasia speech therapy over several months to several years can significantly improve understanding, speaking, reading, and writing abilities for those with aphasia. It is never too late! Even those who survived a stroke long ago can benefit! Open Lines Speech and Communication can help.
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National Aphasia Association
National Foundation for Swallowing Disorders
NFOSD is committed to providing patient hope and improving the quality of life for those suffering from all types of swallowing disorders. By enhancing direct patient support, education, research and raising public, professional and governmental awareness, the mission is to advance the prevention and treatment of swallowing disorders in our lifetime.
A global resource community for the Dysphagia Clinician to learn and collaborate about old and new ideas for the benefit of our pediatric and adult patients with dysphagia. Jonathan Waller, a Speech-Language Pathologist, founded Dysphagia Café in 2013. This site is not meant to be about the founder’s expertise or opinion, but rather the focus is on generating and sharing original content from global leaders in dysphagia research and practice. The hope is that this is a positive and reliable place to share quality evidence based content.
Dysphagia Research Society
The Dysphagia Research Society is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.
The purposes of the Society are:
-to enhance and encourage research pertinent to normal and disordered swallowing and related functions
-to attract and encourage new investigators to the field and foster their development in a collegial and supportive environment
-to encourage interdisciplinary research
-to promote the dissemination of knowledge related to normal and disordered swallowing
-to provide a multidisciplinary forum for presentation of research into normal and disordered swallowing
-to foster new methodologies and instrumentation in dysphagia research and its clinical applications
The Oley Foundation
The Oley Foundation strives to enrich the lives of patients dependent on home intravenous nutrition (parenteral) and tube feeding (enteral) through education, advocacy, and networking.