Aphasia and communication information

This section provides information videos on aphasia and its effects, communication and help and support available.

There are videos on the following topics:

  • What is aphasia?
  • Effects of stroke
  • Living with stroke
  • Stroke treatment
  • Stroke information

What is aphasia?

  • Aphasia is a language and communication disability. 
  • Aphasia can make it hard to understand speech, reading, writing and using numbers.
  • The videos explain what stroke is, how it is treated, and living well after a stroke.
  • The videos are for people who have aphasia.

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Aphasia
People with aphasia say
Aphasia after stroke
Speech after stroke
Language
What can help you and your aphasia?

Effects of stroke

Balance problems after stroke
Eating and drinking after a stroke
Sensation after a stroke
Being tired after stroke
Emotions after a stroke
Vision after a stroke

Continence problems after stroke
Moving your body after stroke

Living with stroke

Driving after stroke
Preventing another stroke
Your wellbeing after stroke
Getting better after a stroke
Transport after a stroke
Going out after a stroke: Blue Badge Scheme
Using public toilets after a stroke

Stroke treatment

Emergency stroke treatment
Tests to find out about your stroke
Emergency treatment for an ischaemic stroke
Treatment for a haemorrhagic stroke
Medicines for treating an ischaemic stroke

Stroke information

Haemorrhagic stroke
Your brain
How to the brain works
Ischaemic stroke