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The purpose of this website is to help you choose the most appropriate apps and software for treating your aphasia. We are not able to offer advice or recommendations.

 

We realise that many people with aphasia may not be aware of much of the help that is available online. The aim of this page is to provide links to websites that may be of interest or use to you.

 

Inclusion on this page does not imply any endorsement or recommendation.

2. Links to useful tools

The links in this section will lead you to various resources on the internet you may find useful.

Link/Name Description Who is it for

iPad Manual – aphasia friendly

www.dyscover.org.uk/pdfs/dyscover-ipads-v1.pdf

Aphasia Friendly iPad manual produced by Speech and Language Therapists at Dyscover, an aphasia support charity in Surrey [see below, Links to aphasia organisations].

Designed for people with aphasia, this 100+ page manual can be downloaded free, or purchased from Dyscover as a hard copy.

People with aphasia

Voice Activated Assistance, for example:

Alexa Echo, Google Home, Siri, Contana: click here

A short summary about how some Voice Activated Assistance technology can be useful for some people with aphasia: click here

People with aphasia

Professionals

Current affairs news

www.newsinlevels.com

This website is designed for students of English. It presents current, daily news articles in 3 different levels.

This site is useful for people with aphasia who want to read the news but find standard news articles difficult to read.

People with aphasia

Professionals

www.vidtionary.com

This website is designed for students of English however it may be helpful for some people with aphasia to practise naming and repetition within an interactive environment.

People with aphasia

Words of the Week

Tay-UHB.sltcbir@nhs.net

If interested, email these SLTs who prepare weekly presentations with the week’s main news events in a photo & simple text format. Useful for people with aphasia wanting to read simplified news or for clinicians running groups

People with aphasia

Professionals