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Stroke

What Is A Stroke? Aphasia is a general term used to describe difficulties often seen after a stroke. It refers to the loss or reduction of communication skills. Generally aphasia is specified as being receptive or receptive aphasia. Receptive aphasia refers to a person’s ability to understand what is being said as well as one’s […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Cognitive Therapies

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with wide variety of symptoms and subsequent disabilities. The impact on a person and his or her family can be devastating. TBI are most often caused by motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries or simple falls. Concussions are common causes of TBI […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Cognitive Therapies

Motor Speech Disorders

Motor speech disorders can result from stroke, traumatic brain injury, and neurological or neuromuscular disease. A motor speech disorder is characterized by a weakness, slowness and/or incoordination of the oral speech mechanism and can affect a person’s speech, voice, and breathe support for communication and swallowing. The terms dysarthria and apraxia are terms that describe […]

By on July 22, 2015 in Cognitive Therapies