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!
The more time patients with brain injury spend on meaningful treatment tasks, the better their outcomes. However, there’s often a gap between the ideal amount of time needed to improve, and the time that’s dictated by insurance coverage or busy in-clinic schedules.
We evaluated online resources for people with aphasia and their caregivers, and think we've come up with the some of the most helpful. Follow the links below to find information on treatment, research, therapy options, clinical trials, caregiver tips and more.
This month, March, is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Take a few moments out of your day to learn a little more about brain injuries, how they affect communication, and how communication challenges caused by brain injury can be treated. And then pass it on, to help raise awareness!
There are so many conditions that can affect communication, and the first step to overcoming communication challenges is to understand why and how those challenges arise. In today’s blog, we highlight Parkinson’s, a disease that can cause significant communication challenges.
Primary Progressive Aphasia is a little known, often confused, and frequently missed diagnosis. In today’s blog post we’ll go over the symptoms, what we know about the causes, and how language tasks can help.
Language is a complicated system – yet we often don’t think about the components of language until one of them runs amuck! Today’s post discusses the various aspects of language, how they can cause trouble, and which Constant Therapy tasks can help you to overcome your individual difficulties!
Summary of an article published first in Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups SIG 2, Vol. 2 (Part 1), 2017.
Authors: Sofia Vallila-Rohter & Swathi Kiran