Charity helps stroke survivor after he couldn’t get Welsh speech and language therapy – Nation.Cymru

Stroke survivor Arnot Hughes and his wife Dianne

A charity has stepped in after a stroke survivor wasn’t able access speech and language therapy through the Welsh language.

Arnot Hughes, 74 from Llandaff, Cardiff, who had a stroke in February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic forced a national lockdown, is being supported by The Stroke Association.

Arnot left hospital after 10 days with a common post-stroke communication difficulty called aphasia and was unable to speak. Though he received six weeks of therapy, it was only available in the English language.

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