is our member-run design studio where they craft beautiful and unique jewelry, utility items & paper crafts which include:
  • jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, earrings & pendants)
  • couture jewelry (necklaces fashioned from hand-made beads &/or Swarovski pearls and crystals)
  • desk items (pens, styli, flashlights, magnifying glasses & letter openers)
  • bar ware (wine stoppers & bottle openers)
  • serving utensils (cake servers, salad sets, coffee scoops, serving spoons, cocktail implements & beaded bowls)
  • paper crafts (greeting cards & gift boxes)

Every gift item is beautifully packaged including the biography of the member craftsman. All money raised through sales of these gifts goes to our center scholarship program.

was started to:
  • Enable members to give back to the center
  • Educate buyers and recipients about aphasia
  • Provide an aphasia friendly shopping experience for our members
  • Build self-esteem in members who produce items of value to buyers
  • Partner with businesses in our community who offer a sales opportunity for our products
  • Allow members to learn new skills
  • Offer artistic expression for our members
  • Provide therapeutic benefits as members use their non-dominant hands to bead jewelry, & work on visual patterning in their designs.
To place an order please visit the website at http://www.somethingspecialaphasia.org.
For more information about our gift store or to speak to someone regarding your order call our Center at 201-368-8585 or email Chrysa Golashesky.