Annual Language of Love Telethon 

A Stroke can happen to anyone, at any age, even an unborn baby!

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Did you know 15 million people suffer from stroke worldwide each year – 5 million die and another 5 million are permanently disabled. 

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death and 1st leading cause of disability in the United States. On average someone in the USA has a stroke every 40 seconds.

 

These are devastating statistics! Strokes don’t only happen to our Grandparents!

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Aphasia is a "silent" life changing effect of stroke or brain trauma!

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Do you know what Aphasia is? A condition characterized by either partial or total loss of the ability to communicate verbally or using written words.

 

Due to brain trauma, injury or Stroke, a person with Aphasia may have difficulty speaking, reading, writing, recognizing names of objects or understanding what people have said.

 

Can you imagine? 

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Fr. Sam Monaco
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