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Communication Strategies and Primary Progressive Aphasia
The Capital Gazette had a question about primary progressive aphasia in this ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Feb 18
Aphasia Threads: Wright, Rose, and Taryn
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Feb 18
Exploring the connection between hearing loss and cognitive decline
Hearing loss affects tens of millions of Americans and its global prevalence is expected to grow as the world s population ages. A new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women s Hospital adds to a growing body of evidence that hearing loss is associated with higher risk of cognitive decline. These findings suggest that hearing loss may help identify individuals at greater risk of cognitive decline and could provide insights for earlier intervention ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Ohio State first to identify hearing and deaf infants process information diff...
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published today in the journal PLOS ONE . While there is a growing body of research in preschool and school-age children that provides evidence of differences in cognitive abilities between deaf and hearing children, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center wanted to know w ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
With age comes hearing loss and a greater risk of cognitive decline
Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing loss. One unanswered question has been to what degree hearing impairment intersects with and influences age-related cognitive decline. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Brain-computer interface, promise of restoring communication discussed at AAAS...
Brain-computer interfaces promise to restore communication for individuals with severe speech and physical impairments. Current brain computer interfaces share many features of high-tech, conventional augmentative and alternative communication systems, but via direct brain link. Choosing the right brain-computer interface that maximizes reliability of the neural control signal and minimizes fatigue and frustration is critical. Jonathan Brumberg, assistant ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Looking for Signs
Kimberly Williams-Paisley looks for signs from the universe that everything will be ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jan 21
Aphasia-Friendly Communication Tips
It turns out that aphasia-friendly communication tips are just good communication. The ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jan 21
Resolutions and Aphasia
2018 is winding down. At the NAA, we 8217 re already thinking about our ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jan 14
Affiliate Highlight: Aphasia Group of Middle Tennessee
We re continuing with our affiliate highlight series, this time turning our eye ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jan 14
Affiliate Highlight: Communication Connection
This is the final post in our affiliate highlight series. This time, ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jan 14
To head off late-life depression, check your hearing
New York, NY January 2, 2019 --A new study found that elderly individuals with age-related hearing loss had more symptoms of depression the greater the hearing loss, the greater the risk of having depressive symptoms. The findings suggest that treatment of age-related hearing loss, which is underrecognized and undertreated among all elderly, could be one way to head off late-life depression. The study was published online in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head Neck S ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 14