Patients

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Interested in the Aphasia Clinic at NRH?

For more information about the Aphasia Clinic at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

please call 202-877-1100

Dr. Turkeltaub is the director of the MedStar NRH Aphasia Clinic. The clinic brings together the expertise of MedStar NRH speech-language pathologists Denise Frankoff and Brooke Hatfield, who have extensive experience and training in working with people with aphasia, with Dr. Turkeltaub, a cognitive neurologist who specializes in aphasia diagnosis and evaluation. The clinic is designed for those who have experienced a recent stroke or other injury to the brain and who are having language problems—as well as those who have previously been diagnosed with aphasia and want to improve their communication skills, even years after their illness or injury.

More Helpful Resources for Patients

MedStar NRN Aphasia Clinic

MedStar NRN Speech Pathology Services

Stroke Comeback Center in Vienna, VA

Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement in Baltimore, MD

National Aphasia Association

When your Spouse has a stroke: Caring for Your Partner, Yourself, and Your Relationship

NINDS Stroke information page

NINDS Aphasia information page

NIDCD Aphasia information page

ClinicalTrials.gov search for currently enrolling Aphasia studies

International Dyslexia Association


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