Monthly Archives: July 2012

External Memory Strategies

Difficulties with memory are one of the most common side effects of brain injury, and can have a serious impact on day-to-day functioning as well as communication ability. Last week, we discussed how speech-language pathologists can help a person to … Continue reading

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Memory

Over the last few weeks, we’ve discussed different facets of cognition and executive function and how they can affect communication. Today, we continue our series and focus on memory.

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Organization

In last week’s blog, we discussed aspects of cognitive communication disorders and how a speech-language pathologist can help. Today, we target a specific aspect of cognition that can effect communication as well as day-to-day functioning: organization. Organization is a type … Continue reading

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Cognitive Communication Disorders

When we think of communication disorders, we often think of those that directly affect verbal communication, for example, a language disorder like aphasia or a disorder that affects fluency of speech, like stuttering. But there are many components of communication … Continue reading

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