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Our Mission:

  • 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

Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. A Long Island Group is located in Bay Shore.

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.

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.

This weekly article in ADVANCE provides resources for both families and professionals.

A non profit organization founded and staffed by stroke survivors, caregivers and volunteers dedicated to directly helping other stroke survivors and their caregivers.

147 Broadway

Hicksville, NY 11801

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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.

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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 company is run by an SLP from British Columbia who specializes in Adult Rehabilitation. Go to the website to
view live demonstration of apps to be used in Adult Rehabilitation

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