Where To Learn More and Get Help

The Aphasia Alliance

A UK based collaboration involving a number of UK organisations involved with aphasia.


Aphasia Corner

An aphasia-friendly blog including information about aphasia.

Webpage: http://aphasiacorner.com/app

Aphasia Hope Foundation

Increases public's awareness of aphasia and the effective long-term treatments available to people with aphasia. Serves as a resource for families, friends, and caregivers.

2436 West 137th Street Leawood, KS 66224 USA
Email: judistradinger@aphasiahope.org
Webpage: www.aphasiahope.org


Traquair, Farmhill Crescent, Stroud GL5 4BZ UK

People with aphasia helping each other to become independent, communicate with other aphasic people and overcome aphasia together. Aphasic people using aphasia-related forums to chat and make friends.

Website: www.aphasianow.org (Emails can be sent through the website)

Australian Aphasia Association

Supports and advocates for people with aphasia, their families and the professionals who help them.

PO Box 6104, St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia
Tel: 1800 APHASIA (1800 274 274)
Email: questions@aphasia.org.au
Website: www.aphasia.org.au

Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Aphasia Rehabilitation (CCRE Aphasia)

The CCRE Aphasia website provides a platform for people with aphasia to express their needs, concerns and priorities; encourage and support research to develop the best possible rehabilitative methods; and provide guidelines for aphasia therapy.

Email: ccre.aphasia@uq.edu.au
Website: www.ccreaphasia.org.au


Supports people with aphasia to develop and deliver services that they need and want; provides training and consultancy to a wide range of service providers; provides information and support to help everyone understand aphasia and its impact; champions the rights of people with aphasia and communication disability.

16-18 Marshalsea Road London SE1 1HL UK

Tel. 020 7367 0840
Email: info@ukconnect.org
Webpage: www.ukconnect.org

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

U.S. government agency designed to reduce the burden of neurological disease for people all over the world through research and disseminating information.

31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 USA
Email: nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov
Webpage: www.nidcd.nih.gov


Supports and empowers people with aphasia and their carers. Offers information and support through its Self-help groups (run by aphasic people), Helpline, Website and training courses, and distributes Fact Sheets, low-cost publications and DVDs.

1 Royal Street
Tel: 020 7261 9572
Tel: 080 8808 9572 (Information/Helpline Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)
020 7928 9542
Email: speakability@speakability.org.uk
Webpage: www.speakability.org.uk

Tavistock Trust for Aphasia

Improves the quality of life for those with aphasia, their families and carers by funding pioneering research and projects that will improve services and therapies; by acting as a catalyst in pulling together charities working in the same area; in raising public awareness, and in students of speech and language therapy and the medical profession. In addition, small grants are given monthly to help to people at their point of need.

Bedford House 15 George Street Woburn MK17 9PX UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1525 290002
Fax: +44 (0) 1525 290903
Email: enquiries@aphasiatavistocktrust.org
Website: www.aphasiatavistocktrust.org/aphasia/default/index.asp

National Aphasia Association

Advocates for people with aphasia. Spreads information on the care, welfare, and rehabilitation of people with aphasia through public education and research support. Provides printed materials, a toll-free hotline, a newsletter, and a listing of support groups.

350 Seventh Avenue Suite 902 New York NY 10001 USA
Tel: (800) 922-4622
Fax: 212-267-2812
Email: naa@aphasia.org
Webpage: www.aphasia.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Professional organization for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Provides information to the public on a wide range of speech, language, and hearing disabilities in children and adults.

2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850 USA
Tel: 800-498-2071 (members)
Tel: 800-638-8255 (non-members)
Fax: 301-296-8580
Email: actioncenter@asha.org
Webpage: www.asha.org