Organizations and Reference Materials

The Triangle Aphasia Project, Unlimited is proud to offer resources for individuals, families, and the community regarding aphasia.

We recognize that much of this information is made available by national organizations that are committed to providing the latest information about research advances, support opportunities, and treatment programs.

Presentation of this information on our website is not necessarily an endorsement of products or services. This is also not an exhaustive list. Please email any suggestions for additions or changes.

Neurological/Stroke/Brain Information

Medical Care

 Counseling/Therapy

Support

Residences

Resources and Information Guides

TAP Talk Speakers

Technical/Web/Computer Programs and Apps

Assistive Equipment and Devices

  • North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (equipment/devices for disabled)    https://goo.gl/BbtBBd
  • C. Assistive Technology Exchange Post (free online service to find AT equipment not being used – sell, exchange or donate)   http://www.ncexchangepost.org/home.php
  • Lingraphica (communication devices) https://www.aphasia.com/talkpath-therapy/

Transportation

Travel Guides

Books for Children:

  • Baird, Barbara. Nana’s Stroke.
  • Eagly, Rachel. Momma Just Shake It.

Videos for Children:

Books for Adults

Resources/Information/Medical Guides

  • Brain Injury Association of North Carolina. Resource Book.
  • Doidge, Norman, M.D. The Brain That Changes Itself.
  • Doidge, Norman, M.D. The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity.
  • Dow-Richards, Carol, & Amanda Anderson. Aphasia Recovery Connection’s Guide to Living with Aphasia.
  • Clark Elliott, PhD. The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get it Back.
  • Prillaman, Dr. F. Douglas. Stroke: the Road to Recovery

Rehabilitation/Therapy

  • Anderson, Amanda. Speech Therapy Aphasia Rehab, Workbook #1
  • Aphasia Institute. Talking to your Counselor or Chaplain.
  • Arden, John B., Ph.D. Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life.
  • Guns, Bob, Ph.D. Stroke Diary: A Primer for Aphasia Therapy. Rewire Your Brain, Rewire Your Life: A Handbook for Stroke Survivors &Their Caregivers
  • Helmstetter, Shad, PhD. The Power of Neuroplasticity
  • Jones, Florence. Aphasia Workbook – Daily Living Book 2.
  • Jones, Florence. The Aphasia Workbook Traffic Signs and Colors
  • Levine, Peter G. Stronger after Stroke; Your Roadmap to Discovery
  • National Stroke Association. Hope – The Stroke Recovery Guide.
  • Palmer, Sara and Jeffrey. When Your Spouse has a Stroke: Caring for Your Partner, Yourself, and Your Relationship (1st Edition).
  • Ziegler, Rae-Lynn Cebul. Let’s Look Together.

Memoirs

  • Ackerman, Diane. One Hundred Names for Love.
  • Bauby, Jean-Dominique. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
  • Bruschi, Tedi. Never Give Up.
  • Budzenski, Donna. The Evergreen Outside My Window.
  • Chast, Roz. Can We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
  • Douglas, Kirk. My Stroke of Luck.
  • Dow, David. Brain Attack: My Journey of Recovery from Stroke and Aphasia.
  • Edsall, Susan. Into the Blue: A Father’s Flight and a Daughter’s Return.
  • Ellis, Andy. The Dangers of Pimento Cheese.
  • Fancher, Candis, Lindsey McDivitt, and Jacquelyn B. Fletcher. Climbing the Mountain: Stories of Hope & Healing after Stroke & Brain Injury
  • Fields, Robert Lee. The Power of I Believe: A Book of Motivation, Encouragement, and Inspirational Thoughts after a Stroke.
  • Genova, Lisa. Left Neglected.
  • Giffords, Gabrielle, & Mark Kelly Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope.
  • Kelly, G. Ross. It’s All About the Work.
  • Kvernen, Rosella, and Don Kvernen. Stroke Survivor.
  • Leyde, Janna. He Never Liked Cake.
  • Maloney, Carol M. Finding My Voice with Aphasia: Walking Through Aphasia.
  • Mills, Harrianne. A Mind of my Own.
  • Osborn, Claudia L. Over My Head.
  • Quann, Eileen Steels. By His Side: Life and Love after Stroke.
  • Shapiro, Alison Bonds. Healing into Possibility.
  • Taylor, Jill B., Ph.D. My Stroke of Insight
  • Twomey, Maureen. Before, Afdre, and After.
  • Woodruff, Lee. Perfectly Imperfect.
  • Woodruff, Lee & Bob. In An Instant.

Videos for Adults

  • TEDEd (description of the aphasia disorder)
  • 4 Easy Tips (helpful advice for communicating with those with aphasia).