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Aphasia Challenge Event and Fundraiser!

The Aphasia Center of California celebrated its 25th Anniversary in September 2021! Our $50,000 fundraising goal was met and then some–friends of the ACC raised $75,000 to support and expand Aphasia Center program services!

Thank you to ACC participants, family members, friends, and colleagues who fundraised and made generous donations! Your donations will make a difference in the lives of people living with aphasia. The ACC Challenge fundraiser website will stay active through October–you can make a charitable donation at:

On September 25, 2021 we celebrated the ACC’s 25th Anniversary with a virtual celebration! This action packed event included an ACC Trivia Challenge game between ACC speech-language pathologists Giti Cira and Lyssa Rome; ACC participant, Trish, singing a beautiful rendition of “This Little Light of Mine;” ACC speech-language pathologist, Madison Fox, describing the ACC Music Club groups; a conversation between Dr. Audrey Holland and ACC President & Founder Dr. Roberta Elman about aphasia groups and life participation; ACC participant interviews; a demonstration of a mocktail for a celebratory toast; and much more!

Here’s a link to the full recording of the ACC’s 25th Anniversary event:

For a copy of the Lava Lamp Mocktail recipe that was demonstrated at our event, Click here

Thank you so much for your support of the ACC!