Stories about aphasia patients

Derek West has been living with aphasia since suffering a stroke during the Covid-19 pandemic. Download and read his experience in his piece ‘The Sudden Shock of Stroke’ here:

The Sudden Shock of Stroke

Paul Farrell wished to record his experience of living with aphasia in the below video after suffering a stroke whilst in hospital with sepsis in his leg:

Sarah Scott had stroke at 18 years old when she doing her A levels.

Sarah Scott has come on in leaps and bounds and here is her updated story.

Stories from professionals

How aphasia affects the brain

What is expressive aphasia

Weirnicke’s and Broca’s aphasia