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.
- American Heart Association http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
- American Stroke Association http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/
- Brain Aneurysm Foundation bafound.org
- Brain Injury Association of NC (BIANC) http://www.bianc.net/
- Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/
- National Aphasia Association aphasia.org
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke https://www.ninds.nih.gov/
- National Stroke Association http://www.stroke.org/
- NIH/NIA – Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers https://goo.gl/9YJ7fK
- Duke University Medical Center https://medschool.duke.edu/
- North Carolina State (health services and information) https://www.nc.gov/services/health
- UNC Health Care http://www.unchealthcare.org/
- UNC Rex Healthcare http://www.rexhealth.com/rh/
- WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital (full continuum of care) http://www.wakemed.org/rehab-hospital
- Healing into Possibility (transformational lessons of a stroke–and how they can help face challenges) https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/healing-possibility
- Silver Linings (senior counseling) http://silverliningsnc.com/
- The Aphasia Center (intensive outpatient therapy programs) https://www.theaphasiacenter.com/
- Waves of Change (counseling, hypnosis and wellness) http://wavesofchangenc.com/
- Accessible Voting Technology Initiative –(research to help make elections more accessible for people with disabilities) http://elections.itif.org/resources/report-innovations-in-accessible-elections/
- ARC – Aphasia Connection (improve life for those with aphasia) https://www.aphasiarc.org/
- WakeMed Stroke Support Groups http://www.wakemed.org/stroke-support-groups
- UNC Support Groups (Chapel Hill and Sanford) https://www.med.unc.edu/neurology/divisions/stroke/stroke-support-groups
- UNC Brain Injury Support Group http://uncwellness.com/event/unc-brain-injury-support-group/
- National Stroke Foundation (find a support group) http://portal.stroke.org/a_supportgroupsearch_new
- Resources for Seniors (provides home and community-based services for senior and disabled adults in Wake County) http://www.resourcesforseniors.com/
- Senior Living Guide (comprehensive housing and services information) http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/
- Transitions Life Care (hospice, palliative care, home health) https://transitionslifecare.org/
Resources and Information Guides
- ACLS- Stroke Information and Resource Guide https://www.acls.net/stroke-information-and-resources.htm
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (for professionals, not clients) http://www.asha.org/
- Aphasia Hope Foundation (information and resources) http://aphasiahope.wpengine.com/
TAP Talk Speakers
- Park, acupuncture and Asian medicine at Duke https://goo.gl/JAUdPz
Technical/Web/Computer Programs and Apps
- Constant Therapy (an award-winning speech therapy app) http://www.constanttherapy.com/
- Free Speech Therapy Materials for Adults with Aphasia (e.g., apps, reading practice, and videos) http://tactustherapy.com/free-speech-therapy-materials-adults-aphasia/
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/
- GoCary (Offers door-to-door transportation for seniors and the disabled) http://www.townofcary.org/services-publications/transit/gocary
- GoRaleigh Access (transportation services for persons with disabilities.) https://goo.gl/EH7SYy
- EZ RIDER – Chapel Hill (Transportation services for the impaired) https://goo.gl/v99zMk
- ACCESS North Carolina (vacation and travel guide for the disabled) https://goo.gl/bRyDwr
- Independent Traveler (travel advice and suggestions for the disabled) http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/senior-travel/disabled-travel
- RDU – Traveling with Disabilities https://www.rdu.com/travel-info/traveling-with-disabilities/
Books for Children:
- Baird, Barbara. Nana’s Stroke.
- Eagly, Rachel. Momma Just Shake It.
Videos for Children:
- Momma Just Shake It by Rachel Eagly
- Love After a Stroke – by Megan Nosol.
- Princess Crumpet and the Baker of Battertown – In publication from the Triangle Aphasia Project, Unlimited.
Books for Adults
- 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
- 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.
- 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.