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National Organisations for Aphasia Support

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Aphasia is a communication disability that is caused by stroke, head injury or other illness. It affects the ability to speak, write, read and understand language. It can be a very frustrating and isolating condition. Many organisations exist to support and connect people with aphasia. Local information about aphasia and aphasia support can be found on the websites listed here.

Country Local Aphasia Support Organisations
PAN EUROPE Stroke Alliance for Europe
Australia Australian Aphasia Association
CCRE Aphasia
Belgium Vereniging Afasie V.Z.W
Fédération Belge des Aphasiques Francophones
Canada Aphasia Institute
Nova Scotia Aphasia Association
Croatia Udruga Negovor (Zagreb only)
Denmark Hjernesagen
Finland Aivoliitto
Germany Bundesverband für die Rehabilitation der Aphasiker e.V.
Greece Ελληνικός Σύλλογος για την Αφασία (Association International Aphasie)
Πανελλήνιος Σύλλογος Λογοπεδικών (Panhellenic Association of Speech and Language Therapists)
Hungary Afázia
Démoszthenész Egyesület
Ireland Aphasia Ireland
Malta University of Malta
Netherlands AfasieNet
New Zealand Aphasia New Zealand (AphasiaNZ)
Norway Afasiforbundet i Norge
Norsk forening for slagrammede
Landsforeningen for slagrammede
Spain Federación Española de Daño Cerebral (FEDACE)
Associació Sant Pau de Trastorns de la Comunicació
South Africa Aphasia Hope Foundation
Sweden Afasiförbundet i Sverige
United Kingdom Tavistock Trust for Aphasia
The Stroke Association
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
British Aphasiology Society
Aphasia Now
Different Strokes
The Society for Research in Rehabilitation
United States of America National Aphasia Association
Voices of Hope
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)


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