Friday, July 17, 2009

Family finds hope while watching Aphasia Center grow

by Kathleen Thurber
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 1:15 AM CDT
As their 6-year-old granddaughter traipsed back to the Aphasia Center of West Texas' conference room with a cartoon of milk and handful of Cheetos one recent afternoon, Ronnie Davis laughed slightly and said the center has become their family's second home.

"Everyone spoils her here," she said, smiling as she opened a scrapbook in front of her husband Gary, who's been a member at the Aphasia Center since its beginning at Trinity Towers in 2002. Next...

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Oakland, CA - The Aphasia Center of California (ACC) is a twelve-year-old not-for-profit organization based in Oakland and recognized internationally as a model for services for those affected by aphasia. To mark National Aphasia Awareness month (June of each year), ACC is hosting a walkathon to let friends and family members know that they're not alone and that services are available. 'Walk to Talk' takes place at 9:45am on Saturday, June 27th starting from the Downtown Oakland Senior Center at 200 Grand Avenue. Next...