Thomas G. Broussard is an awarded author, public speaker, and three-time stroke survivor. He is a 1973 U.S. Naval Academy graduate, naval officer, naval shipbuilder, and business owner in career development and training. He received his Ph.D. at The Heller School at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, and focused his work on supporting people with disabilities and employment. Dr. Broussard started his company, Stroke Educator, Inc. in 2015 and has published four books about stroke, aphasia, recovery, and plasticity; the foundation of all learning. He is conducting a national “Aim High for Aphasia” awareness campaign dedicated to educating people about aphasia, a language disorder, typically from a stroke. About 180,000 people acquire the disorder each year, yet most people have never heard of it.