About Us


The International Aphasia Movement has been offering aphasia groups provide support and speech therapy since 2005.

Our Mission
To empower people who are affected by aphasia to access and negotiate the services and opportunities they need for a better life.

Is difficulty talking from: a stroke, aneurysm, head injury, brain tumor or etc.

Our Goal
Is to provide free aphasia therapy, aphasia support groups, and up-to-date information about resources for people with aphasia within the five boroughs of New York City. If you know of any aphasia resources in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island.

All speech therapy at IAM affiliated groups is at no cost to the participants. Services are provided by volunteer licensed speech-language pathologists, or by graduate speech-language pathology students under the direct supervision of  licensed speech-language pathologists.

To see an Open Letter from our founder, Harvey Alter, Click Here

Contact Us
If you have corrections or aphasia information that you would like to share on this site, contact Carlota Schoolman at carlotaschoolman@gmail.com

The information and resources on this website are for informational purposes only. The information provided through this website or any links and postings from the this website should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease, or for obtaining legal opinion. The Internet is not a substitute for professional services.