Aphasia Awareness Month: Empowering Communication With Spoken

June is Aphasia Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing understanding and support for individuals living with aphasia. Aphasia is a language disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and understand others. In this blog post, we will explore what aphasia is, provide practical tips for aphasia-friendly communication, and introduce Spoken—an invaluable tool for individuals with aphasia.

Understanding Aphasia

Aphasia can result from stroke, brain injury, or other neurological conditions. It impairs a person’s ability to express thoughts, understand language, read, and write. While aphasia can be frustrating, it’s important to remember that intelligence and cognitive abilities are not affected by the condition.

Tips for Aphasia-Friendly Communication

How Spoken Can Help

One remarkable tool that can aid individuals with aphasia in their communication journey is Spoken, an AAC app designed with the specific needs of aphasia in mind. This user-friendly app offers a range of features to support effective communication:

Aphasia Awareness Month provides an opportunity to shed light on aphasia and promote inclusive communication practices. By employing aphasia-friendly communication strategies and utilizing tools like Spoken, we can empower individuals with aphasia to express themselves, participate in conversations, and regain their independence. Let’s join hands in spreading awareness and understanding throughout Aphasia Awareness Month and beyond.

About Spoken

Spoken is an app that helps people with aphasia, nonverbal autism, and other speech and language disorders.