Category: Jerome Kaplan

Young stroke survivor Valerie Giglio’s long road back

July 27th, 2015 in 2015, Boston Globe, Centers & Institutes in the News, Jerome Kaplan, Newsmakers, School of Public Health 0 comments

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Jerome Kaplan, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Aphasia Resource Center

Valerie Giglio Samson inched an evening glove up her arm, black satin from her fingertips to her elbow…

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“It was hard to believe if you’d listened to her videos pre-stroke. It was like she was tone deaf.”

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WENDY MURPHY: Gabby Giffords teaches us all to speak

March 16th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, Jerome Kaplan, Newsmakers, Patriot Ledger, Sargent College 0 comments

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Jerome Kaplan, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, Aphasia Resource Center

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords has been in the news a lot lately, speaking out against gun violence…

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“People who don’t understand aphasia see someone who can’t get the words out and they assume they’re deaf or unintelligent. Aphasia is not a disorder of thought or intellect, but rather, is a disorder of language. The person knows what he or she wants to say but struggles to find the words, or the words just don’t come out at all.”

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“After Words”: The Story Behind the Film

January 17th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, Jerome Kaplan, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Jerome Kaplan, College of Health & Rehabiliation Sciences: Sargent College, Aphasia Resource Center

In 2000 I produced a program called “Faces of Aphasia,” which was held at Boston University…

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