Resources for specific brain injuries
Other Rehabilitation Resources
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.
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
for caregivers -these videos provide instruction to
caregivers, making care giving a little easier.
handbook -handbook created by caregivers for
caregivers. And it's free!
FREE Email account for speech therapists!
Useful and unique resources for
SLPs in Private Practice. http:
Online discussion forums and
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
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
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.
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.
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?
survivor site with a variety of tips and stories
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
The Merk Manual has some information on Aphasia
rehabilitation in its rehab section:
Recovery System - for physical recovery from stroke
Information Database has a tremendous amount of information about
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
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
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
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
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..
is an excellent, comprehensive index to medical research.
There is an excellent index of medical databases.
You can visit the National Library of Medicine.
Health Pages is a useful directory of health-related
Dr. Stall's Home
Page--Dedicated to Geriatric & Hospice Care
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
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)
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.