Aphasia is most frequently caused by stroke, but can also result from brain tumor, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, or as a degenerative impairment (i.e., primary progressive aphasia, or PPA). It is estimated that aphasia affects as many as two million individuals in the United States (Simmons-Mackie, 2018). It is a significant barrier to social/vocational activities of daily living, as well as quality of life. The information provided below pertains to aphasia that has resulted from acquired or traumatic injury.

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Resource begins on Pg. 4 of the Aphasia kit