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Tuesday, October 13, 2009


The following is a list of all accomplishments. If you have more people with aphasia accomplishments then email to This is seen on page

People With Aphasia(listed alphabetically by last name)
Some people with aphasia have notable accomplishments.
Here are some people with aphasia and links to their websites.
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Lou AlbertIs a stroke survivor with a web siteMyWebPage
Harvey AlterThe New York Times - April 14, 2008 - Patient Voices: Stroke MyWebPage
Paul BergerIs a stroke survivor. He is the author of several books, including "How to Conquer the World With One Hand and an Attitude" and "You Can Do It! 105 Thoughts, Feelings and Solutions to Inspire You"MyWebPage
Steve BrownStoke and ApraxiaMyWebPage
Kate ConwayHas a card company. You can find her contact information atMyWebPage
Peter CornelisStarted the Hope for Stroke organization to help other stroke survivors and co-survivors. He has a monthly e-newsletter that reaches out to stroke survivors. To learn more, go toMyWebPage
Mary Drylewicz The exact date of this video is unknown. Mary Drylewicz, a former data analyst, found great artistic ability after suffering a stroke. This segment was used as part of News12 New Jersey's To Your Health segment. MyWebPage
Robert Gellman An unusual way of Playing GuitarMyWebPage
Edwin JelksWrote an e-book about the experience of having a stroke. He did not have aphasia, but he wrote movingly about his hemiplegia and mental changes. You can read his e-book "On Being Struck By A Stoke - Causing My Body To Go On Strike"MyWebPage
Winston Lindsley I am a stroke survivor. I have aphasia and apraxia. WinGO Global Website A resource site for patients and support personnel dealing with Speech Aphasia and Apraxia issues MyWebPage

Robert MuniDesire’s the fuel of life. I feel really alive when I want something more than basic survival needs. Life’s hard. It’s supposed to be. If you don’t suffer, we wouldn’t learn a thing. Memory is a wonderful thing if you don’t have to deal with the past. Memory’s never finished as long as we are alive. What’s lost is lost.MyWebPage
Barbara NewbornHad a stroke at the age of 21. She wrote a book about her experience "Return to Ithaca: A Woman's Triumph Over the Disabilities of a Severe Stroke." Today she is a yoga instructor.MyWebPage
Herb SilvermanHad a stroke at the age of 27. After many years of recovery and life experience, he is now a senior product and IT specialist, and a motivational speaker. Read what Herb saysMyWebPage
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