Night Sky - This play by Susan Yankowitz centers on what physicist Steven Hawking calls the two remaining mysteries: the brain and the cosmos. The work looks at what happens to a bright, articulate astronomer, her family and her career when she is struck by a car and loses her ability to speak conventionally, a condition known as "aphasia." As she is left to expresses herself in an alternately funny, poetic, confusing and profound hodgepodge of words her daughter, fiancé and colleagues face uncommon challenges as they discover new ways to communicate.
The National Aphasia AssociationAs you know, technology surrounds us and changes by the second. There are many people with aphasia, caregivers and professionals who now rely on communicating via the internet. Below is a listing of aphasia blogs, online support groups and therapy programs.