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Health and Care: Therapy and Rehabilitation: Disability Specific: Aphasia

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New Sign Communication Partner produces video programs that provide aphasia speech therapy for stroke survivors and victims of traumatic brain injury. For more information, contact them by phone Toll Free at: 888-204-6020, by email at: help@communicationpartner.com or write to them at: P.O. Box 382121, Germantown, TN 38183.

Easter Seals, Inc. provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities have equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play. Children and adults with disabilities and special needs can find services designed to meet their individual needs. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals. Easter Seals also includes families as active members of any therapy program, and offers the support families need. Whether your disability is from a birth condition, injury or illness, or because of functional limitations experienced in aging, Easter Seals medical rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-hearing therapy and early intervention may be available to you. More specifically speech and hearing therapy services focus on enhancing or restoring communicative skills or swallowing capabilities lost due to injury, disease, aging or congenital abnormality. Easter Seals licensed speech therapists use special techniques and equipment, exercise and evaluation tools. Search the website to find the Easter Seals office nearest you. Easter Seals is located at 230 West Monroe, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL, 60606, Voice: (312) 726-6200, Toll-free Voice: (800) 221-6827, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Central time, TTY: (312) 726-4258 or Fax: (312) 726-1494. Send e-mail to info@easterseals.com

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Canada

New Sign Dalhouse University provides a hands on service described as InteRACT which is an intense - 4.5 week spring and summer treatment program providing therapy five days a week with limited enrollment in each session to ensure quality. For more information, contact them at: 902-494-5158.

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