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Aphasia Program

The Aphasia Program at Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute treats patients with language disorders caused by damage to the brain. Aphasia results in the loss of ability to speak and understand. Causes may include stroke, head trauma, brain tumors or infection. Our program focuses on improving communication through a supportive environment.

Conditions We Treat

Why Choose Aphasia Program at Vanderbilt

  • physician, doctor, stethoscope, Skilled clinicians
    Skilled clinicians

    Working with our colleagues in Hearing and Speech Sciences, our specialists provide support to improve speech, language, listening, reading and writing abilities.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure you receive the best possible care.

  • conversations, dialog, word bubbles, Support

    We offer weekly support groups for you and your family. These groups foster connection during sessions at the Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Center and through outside activities such as field trips and picnics.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

  • Book clubs
  • Computer lab therapy practice
  • Current events group
  • Partners in communication (PIC)
  • Weekly aphasia support group meetings


1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 9211
Nashville, TN 37232

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