Aphasia DVD Available for Purchase

The award-winning film Aphasia can now be purchased on DVD through Amazon.com. The film, which premiered at the UNC Speech and Hearing Sciences 40th Anniversary Celebration, tells the story of Charlotte actor Carl McIntyre who suffered a massive stroke in 2005 at just 44 years of age. As a result, McIntyre lives with aphasia, an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence.

In addition to the 40-minute Aphasia film, the DVD contains over 100 minutes of new educational bonus material including:

  • Interview with Dr. Nancy Helm-Estabrooks
  • Dr. Nancy Helm-Estabrooks Interviews Carl McIntyre
  • Interview with Denise Caignon, MS, CCC-SLP,
    Carl's Speech Pathologist
  • "Finding Purpose" (Behind the Scenes Documentary)
  • "Next…" (Fundraising Documentary)
  • Deleted Scenes

Click here to order your Aphasia DVD.