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  

I have been a member of the staff of the Aphasia Center for 5 years. I had only private sector professional experience prior to working at ACWT, however, I find all the staff members very professional, friendly, and the most compassionate and hard working people I've ever met. Every staff role is unique and professional, and all undergo training specific to the needs of those with aphasia. The board members, families of members, and volunteers at the Center are a delight to work with, all with the singular purpose of making this the best place in the world for those with aphasia. Having volunteered with many organizations over the decades, I find the aphasia center very well run, and the perfect place to meet the needs and desires of those people with aphasia and their families. The ACWT is a life changing, happy place!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make no changes

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Life-changing

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

My sister Frankie suffered a massive stroke several years ago. The Aphasia Center has changed her life! She is a vital part of her community now. She is a member of Toastmasters, bakes and decorates fabulous cakes and is able to verbally communicate. Thank you Aphasia Center for giving my sister confidence to do anything.

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

My sister had a massive stroke, almost 10 years ago. The Aphasia center has helped her tremendously with her speech, being able to do every day things that we all take for granted, and they have given her confidence to attempt and do the things that she loves. Thank you Aphasia Center for being there for my sister, Frankie Wickham!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Set more up throughout the State in the large towns. Amarillo would be able to serve all of the small towns within a 90 mile radius or further.

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Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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