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Click here to read our research overview.

Click here to read about our current projects. 

Lab Member of the Month


Edjae Villamor is a senior in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. She joined the Aphasia Lab to gain more experience and knowledge in research and to develop positive and valuable relationships working with other student researchers. In the future, Edjae hopes to become a Speech-Language Pathologist in a medical setting. 

How do I get involved in research?

Click here to complete a participant form.

Aphasia in the news

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! Click here to listen to Dr. Ellyn Riley's radio interview about communicating with people with aphasia.

Read Dr. Ellyn Riley's article, "Hillary Clinton Does Not Have Aphasia: Here's Why..."

Click here to watch a TED Talk that discusses the impact that aphasia has on one's ability to communicate.

Click here to read about one couple's experiences with aphasia, and how their love helps them overcome all of the challenges they are faced with.

Click here to read about a 47 year old woman's experience with ischemic stroke, an aphasia diagnosis, and her miraculous road to recovery.

Click here to read an opera singer's words of advice for dealing with aphasia.

Click here to read about former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' experiences with aphasia.

Click here to read a mother's story of her 21 year old son's recovery after a fall down the stairs left him with a traumatic brain injury and aphasia, among other diagnoses. 

Click here to read about Kimberly Williams-Paisley's mother's diagnosis of primary progressive aphasia, and how Williams-Paisley learned to "...love the person her mom was becoming."