The Adler Aphasia Center, located in Maywood, NJ, is hosting a fall fundraiser at the home of co-founder, Elaine Adler, in Franklin Lakes, NJ, on Sunday, October 30, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This fundraiser, Lunch at the Lake, will feature a special presentation by guest speaker Alan Zweibel, Original SNL Writer, 5-time Emmy Award winner, Tony Award winner, Bestselling author and former Adler Aphasia Center family member.
Tickets are $100 per person, and space is limited. For more information about the fundraiser, contact Christine Brewster at 201.368.8585 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aphasia is a language disorder that usually results from a brain injury (such as stroke, brain tumor, accident, or infection). While aphasia can affect one’s ability to speak, understand, read and write, it does not affect intellect.
With 2.5 million people diagnosed with aphasia in the U.S., the Center is the only one of its kind in NJ, an area with an estimated 70,000 people living with aphasia. Considered the world leader in long-term, post-rehab community-based care for people with aphasia, this communication disorder affects 40% of all stroke and brain trauma survivors.
Adler Aphasia Center, a non-profit organization, has three full-service facilities based in Maywood, Toms River and West Orange, NJ and nine Aphasia Communication Groups located throughout the state. Its innovative post-rehabilitative program that addresses the long-term needs of people with aphasia and their families.
For more information about the Center’s programs and services in Maywood, Toms River or West Orange, NJ, or for information about the Center’s Aphasia Communication Groups Bridgewater, Haddonfield, Hammonton, Maywood, Monroe, Scotch Plains, Toms River and Virtual NJ Group, visit their website at www.adleraphasiacenter.org or call 201.368.8585.