Coleman Watson is a lawyer and a US Senate candidate for Florida.
He is also a stroke survivor and this thing called “aphasia” that most people have never heard of before. Yet a huge percentage (25-40%) of people who have a stroke acquire aphasia as well.
He is committed to affordable healthcare for every American and educating the wider public about aphasia.
Michael Obel-Omia is an author, a poet, a cycling enthusiast, a stroke survivor, and a person with aphasia (the loss of language often from a stroke) in a recent TV interview.
Michael is part of the Stroke Across America this summer (2022) riding from the west coast to the east coast raising awareness of stroke and aphasia, that most people in the United States have never heard of it before!
Aphasia Clefs, a choir started by the Kingston-based Hands in Harmony music therapy center
Anita Anderson, Lee-Ann Hurtubise, Denise Lowell, Dee Pelletier and Dr. Donald Cunnigen are shown performing as part of the Aphasia Clefs, a choir started by the Kingston-based Hands in Harmony music therapy center to help those battling aphasia, a disease that affects a person’s ability to communicate with others.