- Promote quality service to persons with neurologic communication disorders by developing training guidelines for preparation of speech-language pathologists for clinical practice with this population, developing standards for
- clinical practice of speech-language pathologists with this population, and to develop the standards and provide the
- means to certify clinical specialists in this area of practice.
- Promote state-of-the art education of practitioners in neurologic communication disorders.
- Promote exchange of information and ideas among its members.
- Promote research that contributes to better understanding and management of neurologic communication dis- orders
- Provide leadership in the development of clinical expertise in neurologic communication disorders. Establish and support liaison with related professional organizations
Follow this process: click Resources for Consumers, Speech Language and Swallowing, Speech Resources, and
finally Self Help Goups for Speech Language and Swallowing Disorders. There is a long list of various organiza- tions that will provide assistance and resources for Adult Rehabilitation. www.asha.org/public/speech/speech_self.help.htm
In the Fall 2011 issue of Communique, you will find an interesting article that delineates numerous apps and their specific application for Adult Neuro Therapy.
A non profit organization founded and staffed by stroke survivors, caregivers and volunteers dedicated to directly helping other stroke survivors and their caregivers.
Hicksville, NY 11801
This is a non-profit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families. They list numerous resources for Adult Rehabilitation.
Our Mission: The Mission of the NAA is to promote public awareness and understanding of aphasia and to provide support to all persons with aphasia and their caregivers.
Our Vision: The NAA envisions a society in which aphasia is a commonly understood word and where all persons with aphasia, regardless of individual differences, their families, health professionals, and the public have access to appropriate education and resources that would enhance their potential for an acceptable quality of life.
Rusk Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine
Our mission is to provide patients with the necessary physical, social, emotional, vocational, and recreational skills to reach the highest possible levels of independence and quality of life. The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine provides patients with access to treatment across a continuum of care depending on their individual medical needs, from acute hospital-based inpatient programs to outpatient programs.
They are a non-profit, grassroots organization located on Long Island, New York. Their stroke support groups offer a safe haven; a place to make friends, laugh, socialize, gain realistic feedback and find a "new normal" - all of which help us find meaning in life. They provide support, resources, information and several programs that are structured to help others.
This center,which is part of Abilities!, is a not-for-profit assistive technology demonstration, education, and evalua- tion center. Through the use of assistive technology, the center is dedicated to promoting the full participation and independence of children and adults with disabilities in school, at work, at home, and in the community.
NCDC at Abilities, 201 I.U.Willets Road, Albertson, N.Y., 516-465-1400