Aphasia Support Group near NYC

New York Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center Stroke Club, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside, NY 11360 Contact: Elaine Brownell-Berry (718) 224-6587

Aphasia Support Group (for Veterans Only), Bronx Veteran Affairs Medical Center (126), 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468 Contact: Natalie Sutcliffe, Chief Audiology and Speech (718) 584-9000 ext. 6500

Lehman College Aphasia Community Group, Lehman College/CUNY, Speech and Hearing Center, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468 Contact: Robert Goldfarb, Ph.D. (718) 960-6085, Dr. Bernstein (718) 960-8138. Mailing Address: Attn: Dr. Bernstein, Lehman College/CUNY, Speech and Hearing Center, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468

Stern Stroke Center Club NW-1, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th St., Bronx, NY 10467 Contact: Dr. Daniel Rosenbaum, Director (718) 920-6402

Communication Therapy Group, Brooklyn College, Speech and Hearing Center, 2900 Bedford Ave., Room 4400B, Brooklyn, NY 11210 Contact: Jerry Koller (718) 951-5186

FOCUS (Families Organized for Community Understanding of Stroke), Brooklyn College, Speech and Hearing Center, 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210 Contact: Speech and Hearing Center Information Desk, (718) 951-5186

Communication Group (for Veterans and Family Members), Veterans Administration Medical Center, 15th Floor, 800 Poly Pl., Brooklyn, NY 11209 Contact: Warren A. Sweeney, M.S., CCC-SLP, (718) 630-3745. Mailing Address: Warren A. Sweeney, M.S., CCC-SLP, Veterans Administration Medical Center, c/o Audiology & Speech Pathology Services (126), 15th Floor, 800 Poly Pl., Brooklyn, NY 11209 Emal: Warren.Sweeney@med.va.gov

Aphasia Support Group, LIU: CW Post, Ladge Speech & Hearing Center, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548 Contact: Joyce Rubenstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (516) 299-2436 Email: jrubenst@liu.edu

The Aphasia Group, University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main St., 82 Bio-Medical Education Building, Buffalo, NY 14214 Contact: Carol Ann Sellers, M.A., CCC-SLP (716) 829-2797 ext. 509 Email: cdscarol@acsu.buffalo.edu

U.B. Aphasia Support Group for Family Members, University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main St., 82 Bio-Medical Education Building, Buffalo, NY 14214 Contact: Carol Ann Sellers, M.A., CCC-SLP (716) 829-2797 ext. 509 Email: cdscarol@acsu.buffalo.edu

Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center, 50 East North St., Buffalo, NY 14203 Contacts: Amy Starck, Director of Public Relations, (716) 885-8318 Email: astarck@askbhsc.org

Deer Park Library Speech Group, Deer Park Public Library, 44 Lake Dr., Deer Park, NY 11729 Contact: Christa Erario (631) 586-3087. Mailing Address: Ms. Christa Erario, 165 Oakland Ave., Deer Park, NY 11729 Email: Fein3087@aol.com

Aphasia Group, Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders, Room 103, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530 Contact: Bonnie Soman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (516) 877-4850 Email: soman@adelphi.edu

Glens Falls Stroke Support Group, Glens Falls Hospital, The Rehabilitation Center, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801 Contact: Frances A. Auer (518) 623-2230. Mailing Address: Frances A. Auer, 215 Bowen Hill Rd., Warrensberg, NY 12885

Stroke Support Group, Catskill Regional Medical Center, 2nd Floor Board Room, Bushville Rd., Harris, NY 12742 Contact: Mia Newman, OTR, (845) 794-0209. Mailing Address: Mia Newman, OTR, Catskill Rehab & Sports Medicine, c/o Dr. Scheinfeld, 14 Harris Bushville Rd., Box 426, Harris, NY 12742

Tompkins County Stroke Support Group, Finger Lakes Independence Center, 215 Fifth St., Ithaca, NY 14850 Contact: Joseph Zanfordino, M.A., CCC-SLP, (607) 227-0143. Mailing Address: Joseph Zanfordino, M.A., CCC-SLP, 122 Fayette St., Ithaca, NY 14850-5261 Email: goodword@lightlink.com

North Shore Stroke Club, North Shore University Hospital, Volunteer Office, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030 Contact: Claudia Edison (516) 829-6495. Mailing Address: Claudia Edison, 50 Brompton Rd., Apt. 1 M, Great Neck, NY 11021 Email: Edison829@aol.com

Stroke Group, Winthrop University Hospital, Conference Room, 200 Old Country Rd., Suite 125, Mineola, NY 11501 Contact: Colleen Rowland, RPAC, (516) 663-9098. Mailing Address: Colleen Rowland, RPAC, Winthrop University Hospital, Division of Neurology, 200 Old Country Rd., Suite 125, Mineola, NY 11501

Aphasia Group, N.Y.U. Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic, 719 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003 Contact: Irene Kling, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (212) 799-9559

Aphasia Community Groups, (Group conversation, Current Events conversation & Board games & conversation), Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Speech-Language Pathology Dept., 400 E. 34th St., New York, NY 10016. (Reserved for former Rusk Institute patients) Contact: Edna Schneider, CCC-SLP, (212) 263-6027 Email: edna.schneider@nyumc.org

Aphasia Support Group, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th St., Vanderbilt Clinic, 10th Floor, Area D, New York, NY 10032 Contact: Lisa Sommer, CCC-SLP, (212) 305-5137 Email: lis9031@nyp.org

Aphasia Support Group, New York Harbor Health Care System, 423 E. 23rd St., New York, NY 10010 Contact: Kari Osur, (212) 686-7500, ext. 3114. Mailing Address: Kari Osur, New York Harbor Health Care System, Audiology & Speech Pathology/126, 423 E. 23rd St., New York, NY 10010 Email: Kari.Osur@med.va.gov

New York Aphasia Group, St. Peterís Church, Lexington Ave. & 54th St., (Citicorp Building), New York, NY 10022 Contact: Dorothy Ross, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (212) 234-3074. Mailing Address: Dorothy Ross, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, 544 W. 150th St., New York, NY 10031 Email: dorothyeross@juno.com; Website: http://www.aphasianyc.org/index.htm

Speech Language Therapy Services, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E 71st St., New York, NY 10021 Contact: Mona Greenfield, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (212) 674-3593. Mailing Address: Mona Greenfield, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Speech Language Therapy Services, 24 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011 Email: mg43@nyu.edu

STAS--"Surviving & Thriving After Stroke," Dept. of Rehab. Med./Therapeutic Recreation, Mt. Sinai Hospital, 1450 Madison Ave., Box 1674, New York, NY 10029 Contact: Camille Grant (212) 241-9188

Post Stroke Communication Treatment Group, Plattsburgh State University, Sibley Hall, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 Contact: Patrick Coppens, Ph.D., (518) 564-2170 or (518) 564-2173. Mailing Address: Patrick Coppens, Ph.D., Plattsburgh State University, c/o Communication DFisorders & Sciences, 101 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901 Email: patrick.coppens@plattsburgh.edu

Sound Shore Aphasia Support Group, Rye Recreation Center, Girl Scout Room, 281 Midland Ave., Rye, NY 10580 Contact: Paul Greenwald (914) 967-5291. Mailing Address: Paul Greenwald, 8 Ann Lane, Rye, NY 10580

Staten Island University Hospital Stroke Self Help Group, 475 Seaview Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305 Contact: Josephine Greico (718) 226-9173. Mailing Address: Josephine Greico, Medical Arts Pavilion, Staten Island University Hospital, 242 Mason Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305

Survivors of Stroke Luncheon Group, Arise, Inc., 1065 James St., Suite 110, Syracuse, NY 13202 Contact: Joseph Lincoln (315) 472-3171

Stroke Communication Group, New York Medical College, WIHD/Cedarwood Hall, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595. Contact: Robert A. Volin, Ph.D., (914) 594-4912 or (914) 594-4262. Mailing Address: Robert A. Volin, Ph.D., Learning Center 213, New York Medical College/GSHS, Valhalla, NY 10595. Email: robert_volin@nymc.edu

Stroke Club & Support Group of Bloome County, Vestal Public Library, Rt. 434, Vestal, NY 13850 Contact: Isabel Kowalski (607) 748-3016. Mailing Address: Isabel Kowalski, 304 1st Ave., Vestal, NY 13850

Aphasia Support Group, Helen Hayes Hospital, Route 9 W, West Haverstraw, NY 10993 Contact: Jennifer Carr, M.S., CCC-SLP, (845) 786-4159. Mailing Address: Jennifer Carr, M.S., CCC-SLP, Helen Hayes Hospital, Speech Therapy Dept., Route 9 W, West Haverstraw, NY 10993 Email: jcarr@helenhayeshosp.org

Aphasia Group, Burke Rehabilitation Center, 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, NY 10605 Contact: Barbara Martin (914) 949-1325. Mailing Address: Barbara Martin, 31 Rochambeau Dr., Hartsdale, NY 10580-3017

Stroke Support Group, White Plains Hospital Medical Center, Davis Ave. at East Post Rd., White Plains, NY 10601 Contact: Meredith Koshner, M.A., CCC/SLP(914) 681-1160. Mailing Address: Meredith Koshner, M.A., CCC/SLP, White Plains Hospital Medical Center, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Davis Ave at East Post Rd., White Plains, NY 10601