The process of leaving the pristine halls of a hospital can be just as terrifying as the process of entering one.  Read on to find out what you should ask…

Read More Leaving the Hospital After Stroke or Brain Injury: The 7 Questions to Ask at Discharge

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The experience of having a stroke is terrifying in the moment – and yet the unknown of what will happen afterwards can be just as terrifying.  In today’s blog we’ll give…

Read More The Aftermath: What to Expect After a Stroke

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Published originally in the International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation by Swathi Kiran* Aphasia Research Laboratory, Boston University, Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA *Corresponding author:…

Read More Research | Detecting Small and Large Fluctuations in Language and Cognitive Performance: A Longitudinal Rehabilitation Case Study

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So often we talk about language goals and tasks, cognitive assessments and progress points – yet we rarely talk about emotional well-being in reference to those living with communication &…

Read More The Heart of the Matter – Emotional Well-Being and Communication & Cognitive Disorders

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Without a direction, without a specific goal in mind, it’s very easy to get discouraged, and to feel adrift without a plan. In today’s post, we talk about how to…

Read More Setting Goals: How to make the right goals that match your wants and needs!

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This week we’ve got a few quick tricks for you and your loved one to take control over your environment and make communication as easy as possible!  Read on to find…

Read More 8 Ways to Help Your Loved One by Changing the Environment: How simple changes can make a difference for people with communication disorders

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Just listening to his voice will put anyone at ease. The soothing tone, the melodious pace and most importantly, the authenticity, provides remarkable comfort to all who hear his voice.…

Read More Charles’ Story

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Just as there are many types of aphasia, there are many ways in which aphasia can be acquired. Read on to find out more about aphasia during this year’s Aphasia…

Read More Aphasia Awareness Month: What causes aphasia?

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Communicating your thoughts to others can be hard for anyone – but imagine adding Aphasia (loss of language, not intellect) on top of challenges of  communication.  How do I say what…

Read More Here’s what I want you to know about my brain: 6 things people with aphasia want to tell you

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As we have talked about in previous posts, there is so much terminology in the world of medicine, and communication disorders are no exception.  Read on to find overviews of…

Read More Common Communication Disorders Defined: What are all these terms and what do they mean for everyday life?

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