"Aphasia" tells the true story of actor Carl McIntyre and the effects of a massive stroke he suffered at the age of 44 -- he lost his ability to read, write and speak. Starring as himself, McIntyre portrays his life story with an incredibly nuanced performance. Through humor and pathos Aphasia speaks to anyone who has struggled to meet life's challenges. A panel discussion will follow the film with speech/language pathologists from VCU Medical Center and a member of the Richmond-area aphasia support group. VCU Medical Center is proud to be the presenting sponsor for this year's ReelAbilities: Disabilities Film Festival.
Sponsor(s)
VCU Medical Center
Audience
VCU Alumni, VCU Faculty, VCU Health Care Providers, VCU Physicians, VCU Staff, VCU Students , Administration , Community Adults, Community Based Health Care Providers, Community Based Physicians, New Students, School of Medicine
Contact Information
VCU Medical Center
804-828-0123
vcumedctr@mcvh-vcu.edu
Special Needs
VCU Medical Center
804-828-0123
vcumedctr@mcvh-vcu.edu
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