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Disability Pride Month

    What is Disability Pride Month and Why is it Important? Disability Pride Month is a time to celebrate the diversity, culture, and achievements of people with disabilities. It is also a time to raise awareness and challenge the stigma and discrimination that people with disabilities face in society. Disability Pride Month occurs in the United States every July to commemorate the passing of the landmark… Read More »Disability Pride Month

    Aphasia: A Communication Disorder 

      June is Aphasia Awareness Month. The National Aphasia Association says that over 2 million people in the U.S. have aphasia, but only 67.8% of Americans have ever heard the term aphasia. Unfortunately, this is due to the nature of the disorder. Aphasia is a disorder that affects how you communicate. It can impact your speech, as well as the way you write and understand both spoken… Read More »Aphasia: A Communication Disorder 

      Stroke Prevention Tips

        Stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced. It can cause permanent brain damage or even death. However, there are several things you can do to help prevent a stroke.  The best way to help prevent a stroke is to eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol.… Read More »Stroke Prevention Tips