Neighborhood barbecues, block parties, weddings and other family events – these are social settings in which we’re all likely to find ourselves in. For survivors of brain injury or stroke, these events can be difficult, uncomfortable and downright exhausting. Here’s why.
Practice is critical when recovering from brain injury or stroke. The need for consistent practice is why clinicians must convey to their cognitive and speech therapy clients why home practice between therapy sessions will benefit their recovery.
If you ever struggle to say a word that’s just at the tip of your tongue, you have a slight idea of what people with aphasia deal with. With communication a fundamental part of everyday experiences, it’s very frustrating to lose words when you want to get your message across.
As a speech-language pathologist, do you feel like you spend more time on paperwork and meetings than you do with your patients? Do you want to feel more productive in your practice? Here are some hacks designed for the busy SLP.
These text-level reading exercises help more than just reading goals. Learn about these tasks and how they target areas like attention, memory, and inferencing.
As a busy SLP, how do you determine which books are worth your time? Whether you're looking for a great read for an upcoming vacation, to add to your book club’s list, or to recommend to a client or family member, our list of the best books for speech-language pathologists is sure to inspire you.
When listening skills are affected after a stroke or other type of brain injury, it can have a significant functional impact on many parts of our lives- including social interactions, work, and leisure activities.
Often when people suffer from any type of communication disorder, conversation and social connections disappear. Read today’s blog to find out about some tips to make conversing with friends and loved ones who have communication disorders easier for all involved!