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Coping with Aphasia – Thrive Global

Thursday, 8 August, 2019

Coping with Aphasia – Thrive Global

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Aphasia comes in many flavors, from mild to severe. The worst, global aphasia, includes significant impairments across all aspects of language: impaired speech, comprehension, repetition, naming, reading, and writing.

After I suffered my stroke in early 2005, some of my speech-language pathologists said I was facing global aphasia. The road forward was daunting, but a number of low-cost products, techniques and strategies helped. The key is doing things, and not being too concerned with where or when. The more activities in hand, the more I kept my brain engaged, the more progress I made on recovering.

Read more at: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/coping-with-aphasia/

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