Useful Links

Here is a list of useful links to other charities and organisations associated with aphasia.

Speakability

Speakability is the national charity that supports and empowers people with Aphasia to overcome the barriers they face through information and a network of self help groups. Speakability is now part of the Stroke Association

The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia

The trust aims to work towards making effective therapy available to all who have aphasia and support for families, and to encourage and facilitate creative research.
Tavistock funded website The Aphasia Software Finder provides information about English language software programs and apps for people with aphasia.

Dyscover

Dyscover provides support, encouragement and hope to people with dysphasia. The charity helps them to adjust to living with dysphasia on a long term basis.

The Stroke Association

Working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

The Brain and Spine Injury Charity

BASIC is a specialist resource in Salford, Manchester for people and their families in crisis followinga traumatic brain injury or neurological diagnosis. This includes people recovering from severe head injury, brain haemorrhage, brain tumour and otherbrain-related conditions such as stroke and brain cancer.

StepByStep Aphasia Therapy

This is a therapy program that has been developed for people with aphasia, the communication difficulty commonly associated with a stroke.

Different Strokes

Different Strokes is a registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors throughout the United Kingdom. Run by stroke survivors for stroke survivors, for active self help and mutual support.

Aphasia Alliance

The Aphasia Alliance is a coalition of key organisations from all over the UK that work in the field of aphasia.

Aphasia Now

People with Aphasia helping each other to become independent, communicate with other Aphasic people and overcome Aphasia together

Disabled Living

Disabled Living Centre based in Greater Manchester offers a comprehensive range of services to improve the quality of life of disabled people, their families and carers. The Disabled Living Equipment Centre provides advice and information about equipment and products to help people make a more informed choice that will enable easier, safer and more independent living.