Aphasia Articles

Cursing and Aphasia


“He can’t say anything but ‘yes’ or ‘no’, but he can sure cuss when he’s mad!”
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It is Aphasia or Memory? An Easy Way to Find Out


A client’s son recently asked if we could work on his mother saying where she lived.
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Motivation in Aphasia - What Is the Key?


Motivation to improve aphasia isn’t actually any different than motivation to do anything else.
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How You Can Help Comprehension - Four Examples


I would venture to say that you will have a hard time assessing someone’s capabilities and competence using only auditory comprehension tasks.
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“High-level” Aphasia, 4 Reasons You Can Benefit from Intensive Aphasia Treatment


John, a 50 year-old man with aphasia, wanted to find out more about intensive aphasia treatment for himself
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Are Yes/No Questions a Good Way to Discuss Comprehension?


Comprehension questions on tests or in workbooks are often abstract.
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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (tDCS) and Aphasia


Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a fairly new, non-invasive treatment for aphasia.
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What are “realistic” expectations for aphasia recovery?


Expectations for stroke/aphasia recovery—it’s what every family with aphasia wants to know.
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4 Reasons That Your Doctor May Tell You There is no Hope


I met with a couple yesterday who had just been discharged from speech therapy. The wife, who has aphasia, wasn’t given any real follow-up or homework to keep making progress
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