Aphasia Choirs Bring New Speech Pathways For People With Communication Impairments – KJZZ

When Dominick V. Anfuso had a stroke in 2014, it would take him two years before he learned to speak again.

 
When someone suffers a brain injury and loses the ability to speak, read and communicate, typically after a stroke, that condition is known as aphasia.

One way to help bring back the language, and create a social community, is through singing.

When Dominick V. Anfuso had a stroke in 2014, it would take him two years before he learned to speak again. A lover of books and a career editor at Simon & Schuster, he soon found it almost impossible to continue following his passions.

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