Get Involved

Temple University and the Eleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience offer a variety of ways to get involved in research, treatment and aphasia centered programming.  Read below or contact us at saffranlab@temple.edu or 215.204.4350 for more information.

I have aphasia and want to get involved…

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with aphasia there are a variety of ways to get involved:

Research: The Aphasia Research Rehabilitation Laboratory is currently seeking persons with aphasia to participate in our research about treatment of language and cognitive impairment in aphasia. Please contact Amelia Wisniewski-Barker at 215.204.4350 or email saffranlab@temple.edu for more information about participating in research.

PACT: The Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple (PACT) provides persons with aphasia real life opportunities to enhance communication skills in an interest-driven setting.  For more information click here or contact Gayle DeDe at 215.204.2453 or blevine@temple.edu

TUSLHC: Temple University’s Speech Language Hearing Center offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment sessions for persons with aphasia.  Please contact Beth Levine at 215.204.1876 or gayle.dede@temple.edu for more information or to schedule an appointment.

I don’t have aphasia and want to get involved…

Research: The Aphasia Research Rehabilitation Laboratory is currently seeking healthy older adults to participate in our research.  Please contact Amelia Wisniewski-Barker at 215.204.4350 or email saffranlab@temple.edu for more information about participating in research.

Volunteer:  The Eleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and the Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple accept applications for volunteers (students and community members) who wish to get involved in our programs.  Please click here to print our application and contact The Saffran Center Staff at 215.204.4350 or saffranlab@temple.edu .

Donate: If you or someone you know would like to make a donation to support any of our programs please contact the department coordinator, Elizabeth Carrasquillo, at ecar@temple.edu.

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