Aphasia Center Of West Texas, Inc.

Rating: 4.97 stars   37 reviews

Issues: Education, Health, Cancer

Location: 5214 Thomason Drive Midland TX 79703 USA

Mission: The Aphasia Center of West strives to improve the quality of life for individuals and families coping with aphasia by overcoming communication barriers.
Results: Last year, Aphasia Center members re-engaged in life's activities and interactions through over 6,858 visits to the Center's 12 weekly classes.
Target demographics: Individuals coping with a reduction in language (speaking, reading, writing) following brain injury such as stroke.
Geographic areas served: There is no geographic restriction, but most travel from within the Permian Basin area of West Texas and eastern New Mexico.
Programs: We provide conversation groups, reading and writing groups, caregiver's training, computer labs, book clubs, fine art, music and exercise classes.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 02-0618732
432-699-1261
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Rating: 5 stars  

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I co-wrote a CD of songs with a stroke survivor from Los Angeles. We then recorded the songs and created a documentary film, as well... all designed to inspire stroke survivors and care givers. I have since presented this work all around the Country and, for that reason, have visited many support centers.

I can honestly say that none of the centers operates on the high level of the Aphasia Center of West Texas. During my visit, it felt like everyone could find room to be themselves, express their heart and find joy. The folks at the Aphasia Center of West Texas have created an environment of caring and tenderness that should be supported in every way possible.

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I have had the privilege to work for the Aphasia Center for 8 years now and it has been one of the most rewarding jobs I have ever had. I don't consider this a job because I absolutely love doing everything that my job entails. I enjoy coming to work and seeing the members smiling faces. The Aphasia Center offers them most of all hope. Something most of them have lost in all that they have encountered. Most of them come in feeling alone and leave with a sense of family cause everyone here can relate to their struggles and offers them the support they need. I am with out a doubt glad to be a part of this organization and hope to be her for another 8 plus years.

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As a professional in the field of Speech Language Pathology it was challenging to discharge patients from therapy services that were still in need of help. Rehabilitation for major neurological events are often cut short due to reimbursement issues. The Aphasia Center offers the next step for ongoing and useful support when people acquire aphasia. Aphasia leads to isolation and major life change. The Center works with these individuals to live life successfully.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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