Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), in-person classes at the Stroke Comeback Center (in Vienna and Rockville) are suspended until further notice. However, our Virtual Programs are thriving! Check out our virtual programs under our "Programs" tab.

Normal. Not Normal.

“Normal” people are happiness and laughter. Depressed and trouble. Anger and hatred. Regret and sorrow.
But “not normal” people are missing something. We might have a crutch, be blind, deaf, in a wheelchair, or brain injuries. I have Aphasia, which means reading, writing and listening are easier but speaking is hard. Speaking is different and slow. “Normal” people are free conversation and gossip but I am just slow—slowing my word difficult process what to mean.

Shemer said, “forward, not backwards.” It’s true. Sometimes, I said, “before Choice… before boyfriend… before Ascend…” But the moment is “now”. The moment is “forward”.

We are “Disable” but we are “not normal”. We are incredible. We are invincible. We are people.

Want to help?

Stroke Comeback Center depends on private donors to keep the doors open. Our regular fee for members covers only 50% of our costs to provide quality programs and 25% of our members qualify for partial and full scholarships. Click to contribute to our mission in providing supportive, quality care to stroke and brain injury survivors.

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145 Park St., S.E. Vienna, VA  22180
(703) 255-5221

50 W Edmonston Drive, Suite 301, Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 605-7620

While our Rockville office is closed, please email or leave a message at our Vienna center at 703-255-5221


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