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APHAmerican Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
APHAustralian Parliament House (Australia)
APHAirport Parking and Hotels (UK)
APHActual Production History
APHAsia Pacific Holdings (various organizations)
APHAxis Powers Hetalia (manga)
APHAphasia
APHAcyl Peptide Hydrolase (protein)
APHAssociation of Personal Historians
APHAdvanced Practice Pharmacist (California)
APHAntepartum Hemorrhage
APHAsbestos, Pollution and Health Hazard (legal claims)
APHAir Pre-Heater
APHArnold Palmer Hospital (Orlando, FL)
APHAdvanced Practitioner of Homeopathy (certification)
APHArabian Park Hotel (United Arab Emirates)
APHAssociação Paulista de Homeopatia (São Paulo, Brazil)
APHApplied Public Health (various organizations)
APHAsociación Pediatrica Hondureña (Spanish: Honduran Pediatric Association)
APHHospital Transport (naval ship type)
APHAcute Partial Hospitalization (psychiatry)
APHAccounting Procedures Handbook
APHCabinet Appointments and Honours Committee (Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; New Zealand)
APHAdiabatically Adjusting, Principal Axis, Hyperspherical Coordinates
APHAssociation Promotion Hockey (France)
APHAssociation des Plaisanciers de Hérel (French boating association)
APHAviator's Protective Helmet
APHAmbrose Powell Hill (Army Base, Bowling Green, Virginia)
APHA Pleasurable Headache (Matthew Good Band community)
APHAloha Peace House (Honolulu, HI)
APHAssociation de Prêt d'Honneur du Département de Côte d'Or (French loan association)
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The conversation group is the second project from Aphasia Friendly Canada.
Treatment of depression in persons with aphasia is most appropriately provided by an allied health professional who has the mental health training and credentials to provide services to treat depression, including a counselor, psychologist, social worker, or psychiatrist.
The Stroke Association estimates more than 376,000 stroke survivors in the UK are living with aphasia.
Aphasia is an acquired neurological disorder of communication resulting from damage to the language areas of brain, causing language disorder.1 The main cause of aphasia is cerebrovascular accident, i.e., stroke.2 A stroke prevalence of 4.8%, which is the highest ever reported prevalence of stroke in the world, is reported in Pakistan.3 Pakistan Stroke Society reported in 2008 that about 350,000 persons suffer from stroke every year, translating the estimated annual incidence of this neurological disorder to be 250 in every 100,000 Pakistanis.4-7 The incidence of aphasia after an attack of stroke is about 30% in the acute phase of the disease.8-11 The estimations of the prevalence and incidence of aphasia are based on stroke epidemiology.12
Currently there is limited speech and language therapy available for patients in the long term after a stroke and a lot of people with aphasia want more therapy than they receive.
Thirty patients were administered the Western Aphasia Battery (WAB).
The preserved ability of patients with aphasia to sing, despite difficulty in producing spoken output, underlies the assumption that melody-based treatments should recruit RH regions [22].
Aphasia and motor function of the hemiparetic arm and leg were found to be associated strongly with either functional or walking capacity during 6 months' follow-up (p < 0.01).
A 4-year-old male child was referred to our neurology ward of tertiary pediatric center with sudden onset of right hemiparesis and aphasia. He had fever (up to 38 [degrees]C) for 3 days.
But the charity's report, Current, Future and Avoidable Costs of Stroke, predicts that an extra 9,000 people will be living with aphasia in less than 10 years' time.
The Stroke Association says more than 16,000 stroke survivors in Wales have problems reading, writing, speaking, and understanding language as a result of aphasia.