What is the Aphasia Center?

  • A community of people who have aphasia and their families and friends all coming together and sharing their life experiences, challenges, and successes.
  • Specialty program of the Speech, Language, and Literacy Center housed within the IMPACT Practice Center.
  • Graduate students in speech-language pathology provide diagnostic and therapy services to people with all aphasia
  • Students supervised by licensed speech-language pathologists (SLPs)


Currently we have more than 60 clients/members with aphasia.


The Aphasia Center is open year-round.

Contact Us

We are located in Charlestown, MA, on the ground floor of 2 Constitution Wharf.

Refer a Client to Us
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Graduate students in speech-language pathology provide diagnostic and therapy services to adults who have acquired and or degenerative neurological changes and are supervised by licensed speech-language pathologists.

Esther Ayuk, MS, CCC-SLP

Coordinator, Aphasia Center Instructor Communication Sciences and Disorders

Aphasia Resources

The Aphasia Community Resource Center at Boston University

The Robbins Center at Emerson College

Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences

National Aphasia Association

National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders

American Stroke Association

National Stroke Association

Aphasia Recovery Connection

The Aphasia Institute

The Heart and Stroke Foundation 


ASHA Website: Aphasia (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)

Mayo Clinic: Aphasia

Aphasia Access (a network of healthcare, business, and community leaders to advance lifelong communication access for people with aphasia)

National Aphasia Association