The documentary “After Words” was co-produced by Sargent speech-language pathologist Jerome Kaplan and filmmaker Vincent Straggas. It features members of the BU Aphasia Community Group and others touched by aphasia and related disorders. Watch the documentary View the ASHA Leader article,“After Words”: The Story Behind the Film
(Fall 2015) The Aphasia Community Group was featured in the Fall 2015 issue of Inside Sargent magazine. View full article
(Fall 2015) “In collaboration with the Sargent Aphasia Resource Center, we have developed such innovative programs as an intensive aphasia treatment program, an aphasia community chorus, and have provided numerous opportunities for our members to participate in research, which has led to innovative treatment programs such as Constant Therapy,” – Jerome Kaplan View full article
(April 2014) ARC client and stroke survivor Mary Borrelli shares her recovery journey: I was a participant in the pilot program called “Intensive Aphasia Program” at Boston University. One day a graduate student came to talk to us about the Aphasia Lab at Sargent College at BU. I signed up to be notified of any […]
(1/9/14) Clinical Director Liz Hoover talks to Today. Expert quote: “We have many clients who really can’t say a single word in terms of conversation, but they can sing ‘Happy Birthday,’ ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ and so forth.” View full article.
Aphasia Resource Center Research Director Swathi Kiran has been named a Fellow by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The status of Fellow is retained for life and is one of the highest honors ASHA can bestow. This honor recognizes professional or scientific achievement and is given to a member who has shown outstanding contribution to […]
(7/10/13) Sargent College helped Mary Borelli recover with its first intensive treatment program for stroke survivors, one that combined nutrition classes with speech, occupational, and physical therapy: now she’s giving back. View full article.