Resources for specific brain injuries
Other Rehabilitation Resources
Resources for SLPs
Support Groups online
Glossaries of brain injury and stroke terms (aphasia, etc.)
Speech Therapy Websites
Puzzles - great for improving cognitive skills, and jus plain FUN.
Organizations and Healthcare providers
General rehabilitation (Physical, Occupational, Speech Pathology)
General Medical References
Web rings for stroke, brain injury, etc.
Search a medical directory of the web
sites that we've found to be exceptional, with a lot of quality content.
Videos for caregivers -these videos provide instruction to caregivers, making care giving a little easier.
Caregiver handbook -handbook created by caregivers for caregivers. And it's free!
YourName@SpeechTherapist.net FREE Email account for speech therapists!
Useful and unique resources for SLPs in Private Practice. http:
Online discussion forums and E-publications
Online discussion forums and E-publications on stroke and TBI for clinicians. Also available is a list of all forums and E-publications.
Interested in joining or starting a support group?
Find a support group for stroke or aphasia :
Stroke Support Mailing list:
The purpose of the STROKE-L is to share information and opinions, ideas and inquiries that relate to the topic of stroke. The list serves as a source of support for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
How to subscribe:
Send email to: LISTSERV@LSV.UKY.EDU
Include the following in the Subject: SUBSCRIBE STROKE-L your name
You will be sent a confirmation notice and instructions.
Stroke Support Mailing Lists and Web page
Our ages range from early 20s to people who are much older and wiser. Our members also include rehabilitation professionals online, and we are always sharing pertinent info from other list-servers to which we each belong.
Subscribe to the Stroke Support Mailing List
- This isn't a support group, but, rather, an inspirational poem by, and about, someone who has suffered a speech/language impairment.
Glossaries of brain-injury terms
Puzzles aren't strictly for S/LP, but useful for language training nonetheless
Computers are wonderful things, but can often be hard to use if you can only type with one hand or one finger, or can't use a mouse. There is some neat, cheap (or free) software for assisting in those cases.
Shareware/Freeware for DOS (remember DOS, from 1991?)
Shareware/Freeware for Windows
Assistive technology software (PC, DOS, and MAC)
Computers for Handicapped Independence Program provides information on software and hardware for persons with varied limitations either in motor, vision, learning, hearing, or cognitive skills.
Website for a disabled-travel newsletter.
The Muff Vest is a support garment designed for Stroke Survivors. [Click here for more info]
A great book called One-Handed in a Two-Handed World provides lots of practical tips and suggestions on doing things with one hand.
Excellent article on using Windows PCs with the disabled. It includes tips on using the PC without a mouse, enhancing the screen for the vision impaired, and making the keyboard easier to use for those with trembling hands.
What is Aphasia?
Great aphasia survivor site with a variety of tips and stories
List of aphasia support groups nationwide, by state.
Help for Dysphasia in the U.K. ADA is the only U.K. charity dedicated solely to supporting people with dysphasia (aphasia) and their carers.Dysphasia is a disorder of communication which may occur after a stroke, head injury or neurological disease. It can affect understanding, speaking, reading or writing.
The Merk Manual has some information on Aphasia rehabilitation in its rehab section:
Stroke Recovery System - for physical recovery from stroke
Stroke Information Database has a tremendous amount of information about stroke.
The Health Pages has an excellent guide to stroke recovery.
Stroke Family is an inexpensive online-therapy resource. It's origin is centered around one woman's successful efforts to help her father after his stroke.
National Stroke Association
The latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with strokes and stroke-related disorders.
Deaf Stroke project deals with the unique needs of deaf stroke survivors.
Explanation of Brain Injury
Brain Injury Help organization has a lot of different resources on it home page.
Listen Up aims to be a one stop place for information, answers, help, ideas, resources, and anything else related to hearing-impairment
The Learning Depot has software and products for language disorders
Judith Kuster's Homepage contains links to a huge amount of information on communication disorders, including a list of Newsletters.
The ASSTA Inc Home Page
KidSource online Organizations: ASHA
Maddie's TBI - A Journey of Understanding
DrDiane.com has lots of information for professionals and patients.
Speech Pathology WWW Sites
Speech Pathology Website list provides pointers to where you can find information in the field of Speech/Language Pathology as opposed to providing the information itself.
Caroline Bowen's comprehensive SLP site has info for therapists and their clients, including a Q & A page.
Rehab World has a list of Speech Pathology resources.
Alicia Courville (from Clay's alma mater U.S.L. has a nice little SLP website.
MedLine is an online search tool/index..
PubMed is an excellent, comprehensive index to medical research.
There is an excellent index of medical databases.
You can visit the National Library of Medicine.
The Health Pages is a useful directory of health-related websites.
National Stroke Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Dr. Stall's Home Page--Dedicated to Geriatric & Hospice Care
Ruth Bluestone does a lot of work with computers.
Magee Rehab is local rehab center in Philadelphia.
Geriatric and Hospice Care
AphasiaCenter of California
Canadian Aphasia Center
The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM) provides a wide variety of disability related training resources to those who serve persons with disabilities. The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials is funded by a grant from Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
Web Rings for stroke, brain injury and speech therapy.
PediaStaff - A leading therapy staffing firm, specializing in the placement of pediatric and school based speech, occupational and physical therapists nationwide. Offers both permanent and contract positions in schools, clinics, hospitals and more.